August 19, 2014

Figuring out FIDO (i.e. the Fast IDentity Online alliance and standard)

No one hates passwords more than I do and it seems like I’m asked to register for a new site each day. For those of us in the know, this situation of “password sprawl” is even more frustrating because we really should have solved this problem years ago. After all, Whit Diffie, Marty Hellman, and the RSA guys first came up with PKI back in the 1970s so you’d think that passwords would be dead and strong authentication would be ubiquitous by now!

MORE FIDO in the News


VentureBeat: It’s not too late to get biometrics right

Biometric authentication is the most secure and usable form of...

September 29, 2019

ComputerWorld: Apple just made Safari a better fit for the enterprise

Apple’s latest update for Safari includes support for FIDO2 security...

September 25, 2019

Biometric Update: FIDO Alliance to bring biometrics and strong assurance to identity verification

Authentication is getting easier thanks to next-gen initiatives like FIDO...

September 18, 2019

BankInfoSecurity: Congress hears ideas for battling ID theft

In a recent U.S. House Financial Services Committee hearing to explore ID...

September 16, 2019
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