Are ‘selfies’ good for cyber security?

The selfie phenomenon has finally reached the big banks and big credit. Mastercard has created an app that lets you ditch typed passwords in favor of a selfie to verify online purchases. But will needing a picture make your accounts any more secure than the traditional digit-based password? I was interviewed by KATU regarding some of the benefits and challenges of biometrics and authentication.

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Ken Westin

Ken Westin

Your Pundit of Paranoia