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Passwordless authentication
Designed to be simpler and
more secure than passwords

Creating and remembering security-rich passwords is difficult.

Using passwordless authentication
instead of passwords can help organizations
improve in the following areas:
customer-Experience
Customer
Experience
Removing passwords makes the login experience more fictionless for users.
customer-Experience
Fraud
detection
Transparent analysis of the full context of a user can help detect malicious access attempts.
customer-Experience
Cost
savings
Fewer password resets and help desk calls can help reduce operational cost.
Passwordless gathers and analyzes data as follows:
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User

User's attributes

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Behavior

User patterns and journey analysis

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Device

Strong global device fingerprint

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Activity

User’s current activity

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Environment

User’s network environment

Security risks icon
Variations from regular user patterns help identify possible security risks

IBM Trusteer® helps organizations seamlessly establish identity trust across the omnichannel customer journey. Trusteer uses cloud-based intelligence, backed by AI and patented machine learning.

For more information, read the guide to passwordless authentication

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  2. Katie Petrillo. “LastPass, New Research: Psychology of Passwords, Neglect is Helping Hackers Win.” May 1, 2018.
  3. Enterprise Management Associates, Inc. “Accelerating the Journey to Passwordless Authentication.” An ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES® (EMA™) White Paper Prepared for IBM by Steve Brasen. July 2019. www.enterprisemanagement.com