"Adkins, speaking alongside Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers managing partner Ted Schlein and author James Bamford, said that looking ahead, "our relationship with passwords are [sic] done," and that "passwords are done at Google."Google security exec: 'Passwords are dead' | Security & Privacy - CNET News
She talked briefly about Google's use of two-step authentication and the fact that the search giant has been working to innovate in the area of non-standard password security. As a result, she said, any startup that still relies on standard passwords needs to ensure that it has an abuse team set up to deal "with customers getting compromised.""
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Google security exec: 'Passwords are dead' | Security & Privacy - CNET News
On a related note, see Machines Made to Know You, by Touch, Voice, Even by Heart (NYT)