HID Global: Why Authentication is Still Such an Issue

HID Global

Authentication is the art of determining whether something is what it says it is. 

Passwords provide a great way for customers and consumers to access their personal information but when it comes to the enterprise, newer concepts like two-factor authentication (2FA) and zero trust network access (ZTNA) may be required. 

It’s been part of computing since its inception two decades ago - yet IT teams and businesses are still putting a lot of time into it.

So why is authentication still such an issue?

In this episode of the EM360 Podcast, Analyst Richard Stiennon speaks to Matthew Lewis, Director of Product Marketing at HID Global, to explore:

  • How the work from home movement impacted employee authentication
  • “Passwordless” vs client-side certificates
  • Adaptive authentication