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FIDO Webinar – A New Model for Online Authentication: Implications for Policy and Government Applications

May 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am 11:00 am EDT

The new model for stronger, simpler online authentication has implications beyond businesses and their consumers, including government policy and applications. FIDO was designed with security and privacy at the forefront, making it a natural ally for government initiatives in these areas. Hear from policy experts on the role of FIDO in policy, what the Alliance is doing in policy and how governments are working to implement FIDO.

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Review of FIDO Alliance
– FIDO’s mission and vision
– Key liaison relationships & government members
– How FIDO enhances privacy

FIDO in Government Services, a NIST Perspective

Introduction to FIDO’s Privacy and Public Policy Workgroup (P3WG) and some key outputs:
– Privacy White Paper
– EBA Response

FIDO’s fit in global regulatory approaches to security and privacy
– Supporting common policy goals
– Key differences from traditional 2-factor authentication
– Related activities, including Cybersecurtiy National Plan (US), and eIDAS (EU)

Featured Speakers:

Jeremy Grant, Chertoff Group
Paul Grassi, NIST
Brett McDowell, FIDO Alliance


May 4, 2016
10:00 am – 11:00 am EDT
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