The FIDO Alliance, founded in 2012, stands as a pivotal organization in the identity technology sector, advocating for strong passwordless authentication mechanisms. The Alliance has been instrumental in establishing influential industry standards, promoting the adoption of biometrics, and enhancing digital security through two-factor and multi-factor authentication technologies.

This week, Andrew Shikiar, FIDO’s Executive Director and CEO, joins the ID Talk podcast to discuss critical issues in authentication and identity security. The conversation covers topics such as the intricacies of passkeys, the dangers of phishing and deepfakes, and the comprehensive testing FIDO certified products undergo with independent, accredited labs to gain FIDO certification. Additionally, Shikiar introduces FIDO’s new Face Verification Certification program, aimed at standardizing selfie-based identity verification technologies across various sectors.Gain valuable insights from Andrew Shikiar by tuning into the podcast, available on Soundcloud, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or using the link below.


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