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When will we actually be able to say ‘hello’ to Windows Hello?

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Aug 6, 2015.

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    Windows 10 is here, and with it there are new methods of authentication designed to make it more secure and finally put an end to the use of passwords. Microsoft Passport and Windows Hello are very promising, but only if you have the right hardware…which most of you don’t have.

    Most of the marketing and promotion for Windows Hello focuses on the facial recognition aspect—the ability to log in to your Windows 10 PC just by looking at the camera. Windows Hello also includes other biometric authentication techniques as well, though, like fingerprint scanning or iris scanning. The thing that makes Windows Hello useless for a vast majority of Windows 10 users, however, is that most people don’t have the right hardware to interact with the security feature.

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