October 20, 2016

FIDO Alliance to Showcase World Beyond Passwords at Money20/20

Next week’s Money 20/20 conference provides answers for payments industry attendees who have one  very simple question: “What’s next?” The FIDO Alliance is delighted to showcase how FIDO authentication helps the payments industry move beyond passwords to provide a superior user experience while protecting against phishing, man-in-the-middle and replay attacks, and making data breaches using stolen or default login credentials a thing of the past.

FIDO authentication already is widely supported in the financial services industry. A third of the FIDO Alliance board – the strategy-setters in the development of FIDO authentication standards – is comprised of leading global banks, e-commerce retailers and technology providers in this space. Deployments from leading service providers such as Bank of America, PayPal and BC Card highlight the authentication path forward, allowing users around the globe to use FIDO strong authentication every day.

For those of you attending the show, there are several ways to learn more about FIDO authentication for payments and connect with us at Money20/20:

Hear an exclusive announcement from FIDO Alliance executive director Brett McDowell:

McDowell will share the latest development from the FIDO Alliance – watch this space for more details on Monday. The announcement session, “FIDO: Setting the Authentication Standard for Payments & Financial Services,” will take place Monday, Oct. 24, at 8:30am PT in the Palazzo Ballroom J,K,L, The Venetian Level 5.

Visit the FIDO Ecosystem Pavilion, booth #2843:

Attendees can learn first-hand about secure authentication practices from those developing and deploying FIDO® Certified solutions for the financial services and payments sectors at the FIDO Ecosystem Pavilion, located at booth #284 on the trade show floor.

The Pavilion will feature FIDO Alliance members AustriaCard, Aware, Inc., Egis Technology, Inc., Excelsecu, Feitian, Infineon, Nok Nok Labs, and TRUXTUN Capital. More about the participating companies can be found at http://fidoalliance.org/events/money2020/.

The Pavilion also features a FIDO® Certified Device Showcase where attendees can see more than 40 of the hardware-, mobile- and biometrics-based devices that make up the FIDO ecosystem providing simpler, stronger authentication.

Win a Microsoft Surface Pro:

There are more than 40 FIDO Alliance members exhibiting at Money20/20.  Among them are several FIDO Certified members who are taking part in our “Passport for Stronger Authentication” promotion.  To take part, pick up your passport at the FIDO Pavilion, and then visit with FIDO members at the show to stamp your passport and be entered to win a new Microsoft Surface Pro 4!  

Follow the FIDO Alliance on twitter @FIDOAlliance to get our live updates and photos from Money20/20 and visit the blog next week for our full recap!

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