In a recent identity and authentication conference, Andrew Shikiar, Executive Director of the FIDO Alliance, declared 2023 as the “year of the passkey,” citing 8 billion user accounts with passkey access. Shikiar also emphasized the importance of passkeys in enhancing security, streamlining customer experiences, and gradually eliminating the reliance on traditional passwords, while acknowledging ongoing challenges and gaps in support across different industries and platforms.


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AWS Expands MFA Requirements, Boosting Security and Usability with Passkeys

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ID Talk Podcast: Passkeys, Standards, and Selfie Certification with FIDO’s Andrew Shikiar

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InfoSecurity Magazine: #Infosec2024: CISOs Need to Move Beyond Passwords to Keep Up With Security Threats

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