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


CNBC: Here’s why Google, Apple and Microsoft think it’s time to kill the password

FIDO Alliance Executive Director and CMO Andrew Shikiar spoke with...

January 19, 2020

CNBC: Everything you know about passwords could be wrong

FIDO Alliance Executive Director and CMO Andrew Shikiar spoke with...

December 25, 2019

Biometric Update: FIDO Alliance gains momentum, certifies 688 authentication products in 2019

FIDO Alliance certified over 688 products in 2019 ranging from...

December 19, 2019

ARS Technica: iDevices finally get key-based protection against account takeovers

Apple is on board with FIDO Authentication: iOS and iPadOS...

December 17, 2019
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