Events , Multi-factor & Risk-based Authentication , RSA Conference

Passwordless: Is It Finally Ready for Prime Time?

Cisco's Wolfgang Goerlich on How to Overcome Remaining Obstacles
J. Wolfgang Goerlich, advisory CISO, Cisco

Passwordless authentication: Has its time finally arrived? J. Wolfgang Goerlich of Cisco talks about why now is the time to go passwordless, as well as which final obstacles need to be cleared to replace legacy authentication methods.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Goerlich discusses:

  • Why now is the time for passwordless;
  • Remaining authentication challenges;
  • Interoperability with identity standards.

Goerlich is advisory CISO for Duo Security, now part of Cisco. Prior to this role, he led IT and IT security in the healthcare and financial services verticals. He has held VP positions at several consulting firms, leading advisory and assessment practices and is an active part of the security community, co-founding and organizing security conferences.


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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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