October 21, 2014

Google’s 2-Step Verification Now Supports FIDO “Universal 2nd Factor” Open Standard

Today, Google announced that the 2-Step Verification security for its Google accounts will get even stronger thanks to new support for the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F, for short) open standard created by the FIDO Alliance.

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

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

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

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BankInfoSecurity: Congress hears ideas for battling ID theft

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

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