My last post was dedicated to the future of authentication. We discussed passwords, two-factor authentication and newer password-less authentication protocols.
Authentication is an important subject because, as of today, it is often a significant cost center for enterprises and MSPs.
A new survey conducted by Yubico suggests that employees spend around 11 hours per year resetting passwords. Based on the average headcount in this research of almost 15,000, Yubico estimate that the annual cost of productivity and labour loss associated with password resets per company averages £4 million annually.
On the other end, this activity is reflected almost 1-1 on an MSP’s help desk. As an MSP, you are probably spending time addressing access provisioning and password resets, which cuts into your productivity bandwidth and margins.Read More