On Fri, 6 May 1994, Anand Kumria wrote:
> On Thu, 5 May 1994, Matthew Gream wrote:
> > The point is that future computing platforms are going to rely
> > on non-reusable password technologies, and now is the time to
> > educate users towards them. I think you'll find that any future
> > sysadmins are going to have to deal with these technologies,
> > dissmissing them because of minor inconveniences isn't going to
> > cut it when you're faced with cleaning up after your passwords
> > have been compromised.
> Who wants to carry around a sheet of 100 passwords ... I login every day
> about 7 - 12 times, it isn't going to last very long & what about when you
> print the things, you have to make that secure too. I think you don't
> releaize where technology is headed --- not towards "single-use"
> passwords, but biometrics (ie retina scan, finger print scan, voice
> recognition, DNA sampling, brain wave recognition, etcetera) perhaps even in
> conjunction with passwords as well.
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