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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...

FIDO Authentication in India

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

By Andrew Shikiar, Senior Director of Marketing, FIDO Alliance Last month FIDO held our first events in India – half-day seminars in Mumbai and Bangalore.  It was an eye opening experience in many ways, and it’s clear that the desire for simpler, stronger authentication spans borders and...

Case Study Series: Korea’s Shinhan Bank Deploys FIDO

Written by Bonnie Martin on .

In this blog series, the FIDO Alliance talks to organizations that have deployed FIDO strong authentication. In this edition, we spoke with Hyoung Woo Kim who represents the 'Sunny Bank Business’ department at Shinhan Bank in Korea, which is now offering FIDO-based fingerprint authentication...

FIDO TechNotes: Channel Binding and FIDO

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By Dirk Balfanz, Google In the summer of 2011, users in Iran were subject to a man-in-the-middle attack: Someone had stolen TLS certificates from the Dutch Certification Authority DigiNotar, and was using them to impersonate Google and many other destinations on the Internet in Iran. In addition...

How FIDO Can Help The US Government Go Mobile

Written by Andrew Shikiar on .

By Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance, with Paul Grassi, senior standards and technology advisor, NIST The proliferation of mobile devices leaves U.S. government agencies with a tough balancing act between security, usability and effectively performing their missions. How...