Access Management , Biometrics , Digital Identity

ISMG Editors: Can We Finally Get Rid of the Password?

The State of Identity in 2021; Identity Predictions in 2022 and Beyond
Clockwise, from top left: Tom Field, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Jeremy Grant

In the latest weekly update, Jeremy Grant, coordinator of the Better Identity Coalition, joins three editors at Information Security Media Group to discuss important cybersecurity issues, including how the Biden administration’s executive order will advance the identity cause; how Apple, Google and Microsoft are increasingly becoming cornerstones of an identity ecosystem and what that means for businesses; and whether we are any closer to finally abandoning the password.

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The panelists - Tom Field ,senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Jeremy Grant, managing director, Technology Business Strategy, Venable LLP - discuss:

  • The state of identity in 2022 and the gaps to be addressed in order to improve our identity verification processes;
  • How the pandemic changed the identity discussion, and whether this has been for the good or bad;
  • Updates on key initiatives from the Better Identity Coalition, launched in the wake of the Equifax breach, which brings together leading companies to promote education and collaboration on protecting identities online.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Nov. 26 edition discussing why the best gift this holiday season is an incident response plan and the Dec. 2 edition discussing whether we are close to cracking the cybercrime ecosystem.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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