Eliminate passwords with OATH

Wednesday, 12 January 2005, 12:07 AM EST

Someday soon, you'll be able to forget your passwords and still access all the secure servers you use now. In fact, no one will have to remember any passwords at all. That's the future that's quietly being developed by an important but little-known organization called OATH, the Initiative for Open Authentication.

This group — which includes such powerful high-tech players as IBM, Verisign, and the Smart Card Alliance — promises to change forever the way we use computers and networks.

By Brian Livingston at Datamation.

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