7 futuristic authentication systems DARPA is funding

From analyzing the way you walk to your heartbeat, these password killers could be here soon.
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A lot of the best technology of today exploits biometric factors such as retina patterns, fingerprints and voice analysis, but beyond that a number of researchers are looking to tap into the way we think, walk and breathe to differentiate between us and an intruder.

Helping to lead the research is DARPA, the U.S. military's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Its active authentication project is funding research at a number of institutions working on desktop and mobile technologies that work not just for the initial login but continuously while the user is accessing a device.
Read the article version: Seven ways DARPA is trying to kill the password

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