Microsoft Spearheads Passwordless Future with Universal Passkey Support

May 4, 2024
Microsoft Spearheads Passwordless Future with Universal Passkey Support
  • Microsoft introduces passkey support for consumer accounts to advance towards a passwordless future.

  • Users can authenticate using options like Face ID, Fingerprint, PIN, or Security Key instead of passwords.

  • The passkey update is being deployed across Apple, Google, and Windows platforms.

  • Mobile app access key support is expected to be available in the near future.

  • The industry trend is moving away from traditional passwords to more secure and user-friendly authentication methods.

  • Major tech companies such as Amazon and Google are also embracing passkeys, indicating a broader industry shift.

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