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US Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity Calls for an End to Password-based Breaches by 2021, Highlights the Importance of FIDO Standards

Written by Megan Shamas on .

Brett McDowell, executive director, FIDO Alliance With a new President about to take office in the U.S., it is still unclear what specific actions his administration will take to improve cybersecurity. According to a new report published late last week by a prestigious, non-partisan commission...

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...

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...