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Technical Webinar: Getting to Know the FIDO Specifications
August 4, 2016 @ 11:00 am EDT
Getting to Know the FIDO Specifications – Technical Tutorial from FIDO Alliance What if we could replace passwords with authentication that is stronger and simpler? Web service providers and enterprises worldwide are looking for a solution to move beyond the frustrating user experience and less-than-stellar security of single-factor password authentication systems. Today FIDO is that solution, providing a rich set of specifications and certifications for an emerging and interoperable ecosystem of hardware, mobile and biometrics-based devices. This ecosystem enables enterprises and web service providers to easily deploy strong authentication solutions that reduce password dependencies and provide a superior, simpler and trusted user experience. View our free webinar to: Learn the ins and outs of FIDO’s specifications, including their applicability to both passwordless (UAF) and second factor (U2F) authentication use cases. Learn how FIDO separates user verification from authentication along with other details on the FIDO registration and login process. Learn how FIDO authentication protects user privacy and prevents phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks. About the Speaker: Rolf Lindemann Rolf Lindemann works for Nok Nok Labs, Inc. as Senior Director Products & Technology. Rolf brings more than 15 years of experience in product management, R&D and operations from the IT security industry. He has contributed to numerous FIDO specifications and has been a frequent speaker at industry events. Prior to Nok Nok Labs Rolf Lindemann worked as Senior Director Product Management in the user authentication group at Symantec where he was responsible for research and product strategy on device authentication in smart grids and mobile networks. Before Symantec’s acquisition of TC TrustCenter, he was Executive Director Product Strategy at TC TrustCenter GmbH. Named to that position in 2009 he was responsible for analyzing market trends and aligning the overall product portfolio to new market opportunities. Rolf Lindemann received his PhD from the Technical University in Hamburg-Harburg and holds a master’s degree in electrical engineering.