It may seem as if we are already living in a connected digital era, it, in fact, is a transition phase towards complete connectivity and digitization of every possible aspect of human endeavors. Some of these aspects seem to be advancing faster while others still have a long way to go. For example: communication, internet and probable devices have replaced all traditional means of
communications and it is one of the most benefited aspects from digitization and connectivity. Now we only dispatch a handwritten or printed letter when it becomes an
Like all other aspects, digitization and connectivity also affected how people authenticate their identity, but the development mostly remained limited to information systems. Internet and online service grabbed all the attention of digital authentication methods. It left scientists mostly devising methods for logging in to accounts on information systems or online services. Authentication stayed on traditional mode like ID cards and documents for daily life and off-line scenarios, which is still in use despite their shortcomings. This mode of authentication didn’t advance as much as it could by leveraging internet connectivity and secure storage. It, however, seems to be changing now with the advancement of biometrics methods of identification.