Pico: No more passwords!

Passwords are a pain. Pico is a more usable and more secure replacement that does not require you to memorize any secrets.

The inadequacy of passwords is often noted, and many researchers have attempted to provide replacements; yet we still use more passwords today than we ever did. Even when passwords are used correctly, managing them all is an impossibly complex task for most users.

Pico consists of a small portable device that stores the user's credentials. The Picosiblings are even smaller wearable accessories that tell the Pico its owner is nearby. The Pico can then automatically log the user in to websites and other protected systems, and log them out again when appropriate.

How does it work? ➤

We appear to receive a disproportionate number of hits from Chile. Maybe they expected something else?