The average person has 100 passwords across various sites and platforms; growing 25% in the last year alone with the rush to digital increasing the number of online services being consumed, leading to more passwords to remember. Beyond Identity, founded by internet veterans Jim Clark (Netscape) and TJ Jermoluk (@Home Network), is building a future that isn’t reliant on passwords. Initially addressing the enterprise, the company offers a scalable, frictionless, and secure passwordless continuous authentication coupled with a risk policy-based authentication model. AlleyWatch caught up with Chief Marketing Officer Patrick McBride to learn more about the state of the identity management market, the company’s future plans, and latest funding round from investors that include New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Jim Clark, and Koch Disruptive Technologies.
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