IT security professionals around the world agree that passwords are obsolete and should be considered as a relic of the past. The costs of maintaining passwords outweigh the benefits. Passwords are increasingly becoming predictable and leave users vulnerable to credential theft and compromise. Even the strongest passwords can be phished. The motives to eliminate password-based authentication mechanisms are compelling.
While there are currently many solutions to implement passwordless authentication, Fast Identity Online (FIDO2) promises to deliver a truly frictionless and secure authentication mechanism.