KNOW Identity Conference 2020
April 5, 2020 – April 8, 2020
The KNOW Identity Conference is the leading industry event focused on identity, trust, and the data economy. It’s a uniquely differentiated, powerful, and immersive event where the leading edge of identity gets sharper. This year, we’re bringing together 2,000 attendees, 500+ companies, 200+ speakers, 100+ exhibitors, across 35+ countries to learn, network, and make identity work better for everyone.
Andrew Shikiar, executive director and CMO of the FIDO Alliance, will be speaking at the KNOW Identity Conference:
101 Workshop: What to KNOW before You FIDO
Sunday, April 5, 2020 | 1:00-2:00pm
This FIDO 101 workshop will give attendees a foundational
understanding of the FIDO Alliance, FIDO standards and the FIDO certification
program, and is designed for organizations interested in deploying FIDO
standards. This session will help those organizations prepare for deployment
and help them think through any business considerations that may impact their
The FIDO Alliance is a cross-industry, not-for-profit consortia that provides a set of specifications and certifications for an interoperable ecosystem of hardware, mobile, and biometrics-based devices. This ecosystem enables web service providers to: deploy strong authentication solutions that reduce password dependencies and provide a superior, simpler and trusted user experience, eliminate the need for consumers to have multiple authenticators, and allow each service provider to create its own trust relationships with individual customers and their devices. Perhaps best of all, FIDO standards protect service providers from data breach risk stemming from phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks.