Authentication a barrier to online commerce for most people

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Study finds growing dissatisfaction with existing authentication processes

Inadequate authentication and the plethora of user names and passwords people need to remember is a rising barrier to online commerce, with more than 50 per cent of people complaining that they "fr...

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