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Q&A with FIDO’s latest Board Company, Raonsecure

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

Today, the FIDO Alliance is pleased to welcome Raonsecure to its Board of Directors. In this Q&A with Dongypyo Hong, Raonsecure’s Chief Alliance Officer, the FIDO Alliance learns more about how the company is driving innovation for FIDO authentication in Korea and beyond. Tell us a little...

Case Study Series: Google Security Keys Work

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

This addition to our case study series is a contributed post from Google, summarizing a recent paper and study by Google’s Juan Lang, Alexei Czeskis, Dirk Balfanz, Marius Schilder, Christiaan Brand, and Sampath Srinivas. At Google, we prefer to make data-driven decisions based on statistical...

FIDO Authentication Takes Center Stage at Money20/20

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

By Andrew Shikiar, Senior Director of Marketing at FIDO Alliance FIDO Alliance is back from Money20/20 in Las Vegas, where we continued to spread the word about how we are enabling simpler, stronger authentication for payments over a busy (and productive!) four days. On the agenda, discussions...

FIDO Alliance Announces New Authentication Specification Effort with EMVCo to Bring Added Security and Convenience to Mobile Payments

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

The new effort builds on FIDO’s existing partnership with W3C to provide a standard way for mobile wallet providers and payment application developers to support on-device cardholder verification (CDCVM) with biometrics or other authenticators. MONEY20/20, LAS VEGAS, October 24, 2016 – FIDO...

How FIDO Standardization Enables Innovation

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

This is a guest post contributed by Shankar Saibabu, who is a Solutions Architecture Director and FIDO Standard Specialist at Samsung SDS America. Industry standards have always provided a foundation upon which developers can build proprietary value. Rather than having to reinvent the wheel,...

FIDO: Kryptonite for Banking Malware

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

This is a guest post contributed by Todd Thiemann, VP of Marketing at Nok Nok Labs. A recent feature story in The Wall Street Journal brought back to light mobile banking malware as a renewed consumer scourge.  With mobile banking malware names including Acecard, GM Bot, Spy.Agent, various...