Passkeys are not an Apple invention: The new standard, also called WebAuthn, is backed by the so-called FIDO Alliance and the W3C. However, it is supported by the three platforms Android, Windows and iOS/macOS, and Apple, Google and Microsoft are working together on this. Passkeys are intended to completely replace passwords and enable simple and secure login to websites and applications.


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