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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CNET: Dump your passwords, improve your security. Really

FIDO-powered security keys, devices, and passwordless logins will improve web...

March 9, 2020

ComputerWorld: FIDO Alliance and the future of passwords

Computerworld’s Lucas Mearian joins Ken and Juliet to discuss why...

March 3, 2020

USA Today: Dear passwords: Forget you. Here’s what is going to protect us instead

Remembering passwords may soon be a problem of the past...

February 28, 2020

The Register: Password killer FIDO2 comes bounding into Azure Active Directory hybrid environments

FIDO2 is now supported by hybrid Azure AD-joined Windows 10...

February 25, 2020
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