Let me bullet this succinctly:
- Obtaining a usable biometric artefact is much harder than obtaining a password
- Creating a usable biometric prosthetic is much harder than using a password
- Fooling a biometric verifier is much harder than fooling a verifier you can provide a valid password to
- Those with the capability to do the above 3 things are not the ones who are most likely to obtain your biometrically protected things
Use biometrics. It incentivises people to secure more things, it’s resilient to all sorts of risks passwords are not and as an added bonus, it makes your digital life a whole lot easier 🙂
Troy Hunt explains why stealling somebodies biomatric data is so much more difficult than a password. Hunt also address this in his ‘Ask Me Anything’ session at the AusCERT2021 conference.