Daniel, Special Assistant to the President and the Cybersecurity Coordinator, listens during a discussion at the Reagan Building last October. (Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images)
Michael Daniel, the White House cyber czar, says he isn’t just worried about bad passwords as a security liability. He doesn’t even want the password around anymore at all as a big part of computer security.
“Frankly, I would really love to kill the password dead as a primary security method, because it’s terrible,” Daniel said Thursday.
The problem, then, is what takes its place. Among the possibilities: selfies. Full story