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Microsoft promises end-to-end encrypted Teams calls for some, invites you to go passwordless with Azure AD

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Re: "Microsoft", "cloud", "passwordless authentication"......................

" The point is these risks are much more manageable and eliminating passwords gives the user much more convenience and very often much better security."

Not if you applied for a job with the U.S. government prior to the OPM breach*, at which point your face and fingerprints are now the property of an organisation that is untrusted by everyone, with the added bonus of being unchangeable without very expenseive surgery.

note: or the breach of any other entity to which you had to provide biometric data

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