A recent SpyCloud study showed that over 64% of people reuse their passwords. Some experts continue to stress the use of password managers to mitigate this issue, but this could be squashed by eliminating passwords all together. Going passwordless gained momentum in the second half of 2022 when Apple, Google and Microsoft committed to expanding their support for the FIDO standard. FIDO’s work has resulted in the development of FIDO Universal Second Factor (FIDO U2F), FIDO Universal Authentication Framework, and FIDO2- which have been embraced and further utilized by a few of the largest tech companies in the world.


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CNET: Facebook now lets you lock down logins with a key

CNET reports that social media giant Facebook is now enabling users to lock down their…

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Ars Technica: Now there’s a better way to prevent Facebook account takeovers

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American Banker: Why banks should consider taking a page from Facebook on security keys

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