Simpler, Stronger
Authentication

Solving the World's Password Problem

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New Identity Verification and IoT Initiatives

New standards and certification initiatives will build upon ongoing focus to drive the efficacy and market adoption of FIDO Authentication by addressing adjacent technology areas that leave security vulnerabilities on the web.

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Microsoft Achieves FIDO2 Certification for Windows Hello

Windows 10 users can now move beyond centrally-stored passwords and leverage Windows Hello biometrics or PINs to access their devices, apps, online services and networks.

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Android 7.0+ Devices Are Now FIDO2 Certified

Mobile apps and websites can now leverage FIDO standards to provide a simpler and highly-secure biometric login to 1B+ Android devices.

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FIDO Explained

A quick look at FIDO authentication

Who’s Using FIDO

Leading organizations around the world have deployed FIDO authentication to their employees and users, reducing their security risks and improving user experience.

What They’re Saying

The FIDO Alliance Board of Directors is an all-star line-up of global technology leaders, service providers, and solution vendors.

“As the lines between offline and online commerce blur, addressing identity verification for managing payments is pivotal to the future of the financial industry Partnering with experts in FIDO will enable American Express and the financial industry to pave the path to more secure payments.”

Upendra Mardikar

Vice President, Security Strategy, Architecture & Engineering

“Joining the FIDO Alliance is a great way to increase industry momentum around open standards for strong authentication. We look forward to continuing our current development work on strong, universal second-factor tokens as part of a new FIDO Alliance working group.”

Sam Srinivas

Product Management Director for Information Security

“In today’s digital world, our customers expect to do their banking the way they want, when they want and in a consistent, reliable, clear and easy way. ING’s strategy is built on providing our customers with access anytime, anywhere in a clear and easy way. Yet, security is paramount and cannot be compromised. We support FIDO authentication and its advancement globally, because it’s an open, scalable and interoperable framework that can support the current and future authentication needs of our customers and the industry.”

Rob Bening

Chief Information Security Officer

“Samsung is driving the global security agenda for mobile and IoT devices, making safe and secure connected living possible and is committed to securing any element of our connected world so that consumers and businesses can safely experience the full benefits of mobility and the Internet of Things. It is crucial to authenticate the parties becoming connected and successful authentication builds a trusted environment. As FIDO standards offer users an improved secure experience in authentication and protect the privacy of the user by keeping users’ biometric data within the secure area on the user device, the FIDO mechanisms can be instrumental to enable our devices to connect each other with high confidence and improved user experience in a secure manner.”

Dr. Henry Lee

Senior Vice President of Mobile Security

Changing the Nature of Authentication

A global collaboration driving the world to move beyond passwords

Worldwide Events

Join the FIDO Alliance at one of our upcoming events to learn more about the technology, hear first-hand about deployments and best practices for your own implementation.

FIDO In The News

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September 29, 2019

VentureBeat: It’s not too late to get biometrics right

September 25, 2019

ComputerWorld: Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

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