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FIDO Alliance Seminar — Washington, D.C.

October 5, 2015 @ 8:30 am 6:00 pm EDT

The FIDO Alliance will conduct a Seminar for prospective members, and for companies interested in deploying the FIDO Standards. Both the business and technical aspects of the FIDO Alliance will be addressed. Presentations and discussions will include the UAF and U2F Specifications, FIDO’s Compliance Program, case studies of FIDO 1.0 deployment. Member companies will demonstrate FIDO Certified products.

This will be an excellent opportunity for anyone in the D.C. area who is interested in cybersecurity to catch up on what the FIDO Alliance is doing to improve the authentication process by reducing our dependence on passwords.

Topics to be covered include:

  • FIDO Alliance status and plans
  • Case studies of FIDO deployments from Yubico for U2F and from NTT DOCOMO for UAF
  • A discussion of FIDO’s approach to privacy
  • A panel discussion on why FIDO is important to eGov, financial services, and healthcare.
  • For the technical community there will be in depth coverage of the FIDO UAF and U2F Standards as well as in-depth discussion for engineers on how to deploy them.

Attendance at the seminar is complimentary and lunch will be provided; registration, however, is required.


08:3009:00Registration & coffee
09:0009:05Welcome and commentsJulien Blanchez, Google Inc.
09:0509:35The FIDO Alliance Today: status and new news (certification program; at scale deployment; the future)Brett McDowell, FIDO Alliance
09:3509:55A FIDO U2F case studyDerek Hanson, Yubico
09:5510:15A FIDO UAF case studyKoichi Moriyama, NTT DOCOMO
10:1510:35Another UAF Case StudySteven Secker, MedImpact
10:3511:15Coffee & demos
11:1511:45The FIDO approach to privacyStephan Somogyi, Google Inc.
11:4512:30Why FIDO matters (NIST)Why FIDO matters (HealthNexus) —   eGov, Financial Services and Healthcare
Paul Grassi, NIST; Tom Groom, Healthnexus Corp.
12:3013:00Panel Q & AModerator: Brett McDowell
Panel: All speakers
13:0014:00Lunch and demos
14:0014:45FIDO UAF 1.0 Specs: Overview and insightsRolf Lindemann, Nok Nok Labs
14:4515:15Coffee & demos
15:1516:00FIDO U2F 1.0 Specs: Overview and insightsAlexei Czeskis, Google Inc.
16:0017:00FIDO Enablement Workshop: How to FIDO-enable web-applications using FIDO protocols. Brief discussions with FIDO members who have implemented FIDO specifications and/or FIDO-enabled web-applications, followed by much discussion and debate. Strictly for engineers.Egis FIDO UAF Solution
Speakers and FIDO Members — TBA
17:0018:00Reception and demos


October 5, 2015
8:30 am – 6:00 pm EDT
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