Introducing Multi-device FIDO Credentials

Accelerating the Availability of Simpler, Stronger Passwordless Sign-Ins

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Passwords are a problem.

89% of organizations experienced a phishing attack in the past year.*
*HYPR, 2022 State of Passwordless Security Report

Common legacy authentication solutions don’t address the security problem and/or are not usable enough to change consumer behavior.

FIDO Authentication is the world’s answer to the password problem.

FIDO Authentication provides a simpler user experience with phishing-resistant security.

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Improving access and usability for FIDO Authentication

With the introduction of multi-device FIDO credentials (referred to by some as a “passkey”), there’s a new option for users to access their FIDO sign-in credentials on many of their devices, even new ones, without having to re-enroll every device on every account.

Say hello to multi-device FIDO credentials!

A FIDO credential that is backed up (usually to the user’s platform account; e.g., Google Account or AppleID), allowing users to restore the credential to, and use it from, another device. From a user experience standpoint, this will be very similar to how one interacts with a password manager today to help them securely enroll and sign into websites – only it will be far more secure. For service providers, this expands the range of options for deploying modern, phishing-resistant authentication.

Here’s what this means for…

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