Strong passwords are important in preventing data breaches, but the top five passwords in 2014 were strings like “123456” and “password”, which are predictable. How can we then prevent cyberattacks from happening? TechNewsWorld covered a presentation titled Kill All Passwords by Jonathan LeBlanc, PayPal’s global head of developer evangelism, who suggested alternatives to passwords that he considers more secure. LeBlanc suggested that brain implants, ingestible security tokens, vein recognition systems, and body scanners can serve as alternatives to confirming the identity of a person. Will these techniques replace passwords? Read the article to see what the experts think.

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