Passwords may be a thing of the past as tech giants are moving to new passkey technology — a passwordless login that is more secure and convenient. Passkeys were created with the Web Authentication API security standard that uses public key cryptography for access. Each key is unique and created with encrypted data for added security. Apple, Google and Microsoft are working with the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to ensure passkeys are implemented in ways that work across multiple platforms.


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The Register: Microsoft, Google do a victory lap around passkeys

Passkeys are based on a FIDO alliance standard that’s supported by Apple, Microsoft and Google. Think of…

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Silicon Republic: Microsoft and Google are pushing harder for passkeys

Passkeys have been growing rapidly in popularity. In the UK, for instance, more than half…

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TechCrunch: Google expands passkey support to its Advanced Protection Program ahead of the US presidential election

Google is introducing passkey support to its Advanced Protection Program (APP), designed for individuals facing…

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