Author: Sarah Van De Vyver, Product Marketing Manager at OneSpan


Sarah Van de Vijver

Sarah is Product Marketing Manager at OneSpan and responsible for OneSpan’s FIDO, hardware and server solutions. She has over 15 years of experience in ICT and Communications and held previous positions within OneSpan’s Corporate Communications department.

The computer password has been around for more than 6 decades. The first password can be traced back to 1961 in Massachusetts when a computer at MIT was protected with a password for secure login. Incidentally, MIT’s time-sharing system was the first system to suffer a data breach. Since then, passwords have become a commonplace form of authentication, but the weakness of the solution has been painfully proven over and over again. Hence, it is time to say goodbye. In this article, we discuss why is it important to let go of passwords altogether to improve the users’ security posture,…

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