10 Reasons Why Biometrics Won’t Replace Passwords Anytime Soon

Originally posted April 24, 2015

A few weeks ago, our weekly Dashlane Tech Check featured a brand-new discovery: “Lip Motion Passwords” could be the future of biometric authentication. Lip Motion Passwords authenticate a person by using the unique motion of their lips as they say a particular word or phrase. Unlike your fingerprint or iris scanners, however, lip motion passwords are changeable–meaning you can record a new lip movement or reset the word or phrase needed to access an account.Continue Reading →

How to Protect Your Identity While Filing Taxes

Identity theft hit an all-time high in 2016, with an estimated 15.4 million consumers becoming victims of some sort of identity theft.

During tax season, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warns consumers to avoid common tax scams–from “unscrupulous return preparers” to phishing emails and websites. Password managers like Dashlane help you avoid identity theft scams and other avoid tax-related headaches by:

  • Safely sharing your private and financial information with your accountant or family members.
  • Keeping track of all your online expenses.
  • Generating strong, unique password for your online tax preparation software.

In this post, I’ll show you 3 ways to use Dashlane’s password manager to protect your sensitive information while filing your tax returns.

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The Essential 2017 Handbook to Choosing a Password Manager

Password managers are effective tools that individuals, families, and businesses can use to store and organize the passwords they use for various online accounts. However, some people worry that these apps won’t provide the kind of security necessary to protect their sensitive information from hackers.

I completely understand your hesitation, and I’m here to help! In this handbook, I’ll explain how password managers work, the security measures they include, and how you can strengthen the security of these applications. 

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