Static vs behavioural: what’s the future of biometric authentication?


What are the key differences, are there any potential weaknesses and, most importantly, what is the future of biometric authentication?


With data continuing to play an increasingly prominent role in our daily lives, the way we are authenticating ourselves – from our desktops and smartphones to our mobile apps and online accounts – is being revolutionised.

Widespread calls for the death of the traditional password have now become commonplace, primarily because we simply have too many devices and accounts to remember separate passwords for each one. Recent research suggests that the average number of passwords registered to a single e-mail address is 130, presenting obvious issues for most users.

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