Password-based security is an oxymoron. With over 15 billion exposed credentials leaked on the dark web, and 54% of security incidents caused by credential theft, passwords simply aren’t effective at keeping out threat actors. 

Passwords’ widespread exploitability has led to a range of vendors, including Google, Microsoft, Okta and LastPass, to move toward passwordless authentication options as part of the FIDO Alliance


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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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