Wolfgang Grulke But what if...

...someone did!? What a massive business opportunity!!! I would couple this with an offering to protect your digital profile.
Posted: 29 March 2012 at 09:43

Neil Jacobsohn RE: But what if...

Ahah! That's another MindBullet in the making! Who wants to contribute ideas???
Posted: 29 March 2012 at 09:46

Wolfgang Grulke RE: RE: But what if...

We have already done an MB on this second aspect (some years ago) - it was about Deloitte and HSBC starting a bank for digital identities - search for Deloitte HSBC and bank!
Posted: 29 March 2012 at 10:57

Neil Jacobsohn Bid to end passwords

Posted: 12 February 2013 at 10:53

Doug Vining The key to being yourself

Google wants to make it easier for us to be secure, with a physical key to verify our identity on a computer. It certainly could be more convenient than a password, and more secure than a fingerprint, which can't be changed if it's lost. But it puts the onus on the user to safeguard the key, and prevent it's use by others. Presumably it will also make it easier to 'lend' your identity to say a friend or family member, as you don't have to reveal your password, just let them briefly use your key.
Whether it will see large-scale adoption remains to be seen. Apple's Touch ID now works on iPads and iPhones, where Google's USB key won't. I can't help feeling that it is not universal enough. Perhaps it can be enhanced with wireless features like NFC to also enable verification on mobile devices in the future.
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Posted: 23 October 2014 at 08:30
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