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Apple Aiming to Eliminate Passwords With Face ID/Touch ID Passkeys

6 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple is developing a new passkey feature that will allow customers to use Face ID and Touch ID-based account authentication in lieu of a password, Apple engineer Garrett Davidson explained today in a WWDC developer session .
"Passkeys in iCloud Keychain," a feature in iOS 15 and macOS Monterey , stores a new WebAuthn credential called a passkey in ‌iCloud‌ keychain. It's used instead of a password for account creation and login, with one-tap login.
When you create an account using a passkey, there is no password to deal with. You can access that account with just a login and...
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Apple opens testing for passwordless Face ID future with ‘passkeys in iCloud Keychain' preview

Apple opens testing for passwordless Face ID future with ‘passkeys in iCloud Keychain' preview

6 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

In the years ahead, passwords, as we know them, will become a thing of the past. However, that change won't happen overnight and will take a concerted effort from lots of different parties, including the major tech giants. At WWDC, Apple announced how it's moving toward a more secure and easy-to-use passwordless authentication powered by WebAuthn and Face ID/Touch ID with the preview of passkeys in iCloud Keychain.
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