Thursday, March 19, 2015

Can Microsoft do away with the password? English Conversation Lesson

English Conversation lesson IT English

Passwords.  We love them or we hate them.  How many nonsense words and phrases we have to remember?  They are necessary,, and insecure. Hackers can find out your passwords, and use them to get at your sensitive information.  Well Microsoft has jumped into the Future to do away with passwords.  

Read this article and see for yourself!
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2999244/Can-Microsoft-kill-password-Firm-unveils-new-using-face-iris-fingerprint-unlock-Windows-10-phone-computer.html

Key Terms
kill off\
fingerprint
launches
opt-in
biometric authentication
verify
iris
hit out
authenticate 
hackable
lousy odds


Questions 
How many different sites you remember the passwords? 
Do you make your password simple or complicated?
How often do you change your passwords?
What do you do to remember your passwords?
Will this new way of authentication really work? 
Face recognition change the way that we access the Internet? 
How long do you think it will take for hackers to hack this system too? 
Is this an invasion of privacy? 
What other ways can we protect ourselves from hackers? 
Which devices will use this new system? 
How will it prevent cell-phone theft? 




IT English Conversation Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 





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