This situation is yet another example of why patch and update management is such a vital component of every enterprise and individual user. Please take the time to verify your Apple iOS devices and update your firmware accordingly.
The saga surrounding the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities continues. New potential variants have been discovered and should be yet another motivator to update and patch accordingly.
This article explains many of the pros and cons of biometrics in terms of replacing passwords and the fact that everyone still needs to have a strong password management strategy. Biometric controls are a good addition to credentials management, but it is not a single definitive solution to all sign-on needs.
During the month of October, please take this opportunity to consciously talk about and promote cyber security awareness. Regardless of the strong advancements in tools and technical controls, end user awareness is and will remain the first line of defense against compromise.
This is a very thorough and scathing attack by the EFF against Microsoft and their aggressive rollout of Windows 10.