#DigitalID / Beyond Identity secures $75 million for passwordless identity platform

Tech industry heavyweights Clark (who founded Netscape and Silicon Graphics) and Tom “TJ” Jermoluk (former GP at Kleiner Perkins and former Netscape president) joined forces in 2019 to form a company that would eliminate passwords “and radically change the way the world logs in, without requiring organizations to radically change their technology stack or processes”… The premise behind Beyond Identity stems from a belief that not only have passwords historically been horrible to remember, but dangerous as well.

As such, the company’s self-described mission is to help enterprises replace passwords with what it describes as “fundamentally secure” X.509-based certificates and “enabled continuous, risk-based authentication”…

Beyond Identity is also working with businesses who wish to deploy its platform “to tens of millions of their end-user customers” after seeing the benefits internally…

https://finledger.com/2020/12/08/beyond-identity-raises-75-million-for-passwordless-identity-platform/