Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello: Moving Beyond Passwords and Credential Theft
Credential theft has become one of the most widespread attacks affecting our customers and users. Security experts have been advocating for years the needs to raise the bar on user authentication and move away from passwords. Multiple solutions on the market attempt to address this problem, but so far they offer an incremental step toward protecting users’ identities and security. We believe that security-focused technology should be as natural and personal as interacting with people. We want to remove the barriers of technology so you can simply, easily, and securely do what you want to do – whether it is accomplishing a productive task or having fun. Microsoft Passport in Windows 10 delivers the end game solution, one that is easy to deploy, always multi-factor, theft- and phish-proof, interoperable on premise and on the web, and so inexpensive that there is almost no excuse to not take advantage of it. With Windows Hello (biometric authentication which can provide instant access to your Microsoft Passport), Windows 10 will offer a truly seamless experience that is more secure than today’s world of complicated passwords. Come join us to learn about how Windows 10 can help solve the credential theft crisis that you are facing.