Despite exciting progress toward more secure and usable factors, the best MFA mechanism for consumers really isn’t MFA at all — it’s passkeys. Passkeys are a FIDO authenticator with the advantage of being backed up to the cloud, so if you lose your device or buy a new one, all you must do is sign into your iCloud or Google Play account to recover your passkeys. Passkeys use public key cryptography and device biometrics, making them resistant to many known attacks, and are easy for the user.


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Identity Week: State of Michigan’s MiLogin supported by FIDO passkeys

The system leverages passkeys based on FIDO authentication promoting strong authentication, unifying Michigan’s approach to…

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Mobile ID World: Passkeys Come to Payments via New Visa Service

Visa introduces passkeys for payments, allowing customers to authorize online purchases with a smartphone or…

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Tech Radar: Navigating towards a passwordless future

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