What is Passwordless MFA?
Passwordless MFA is an authentication mechanism that combines passwordless authentication and multi-factor authentication. Passwordless MFA requires users to log in to systems without typing a password, but also with one or more additional factors.
Passwordless authentication may only require one form of possession factor (something you have) or inherent factor (biometrics - something you are), but not a password. MFA alone may not be passwordless as the password could serve as one of the factors.
Combing passwordless and multi-factor gives an authentication method that requires no typing of passwords, but does require two or more factors:
1) Possession Factors (something you have):
2) Inherent Factors (something you are):
- Fingerprint scan
- Facial recognition scan
- Iris scan
- Vein scan
3) Knowledge Factors (something you know):
- PIN (personal identification number)
- Touchscreen swipe
4) Location Factors (somewhere you are):
- Geography (geo-location)
- IP Address
- Local proximity
5) Behavioral Factors (something you do):
- Behavioral factors such as typing walking and typing dynamics
- Handwriting style
- Typing speed
- Movement dynamics
- Motion sensors
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