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FIDO Alliance gains momentum, certifies 688 authentication products in 2019

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FIDO Alliance gains momentum, certifies 688 authentication products in 2019

FIDO Alliance has registered tremendous global growth in its certification programs and certified over 688 products in 2019 ranging from consumer brands to biometrics vendors and enterprises, the organization announced.

Before deploying FIDO Authentication, companies need to be certified, and the increase in certification show the value FIDO brings to the industry, according to the announcement. Growth was strong in certifications across all specifications, driven by tech companies delivering solutions for cross-platform and mobile-first strategies.

Since the program was launched last year, FIDO Alliance has approved 107 authenticator certifications at L1 and L2 levels. These address critical market demand for security transparency of FIDO Certified authenticators, and help make informed risk management decisions when credentials from FIDO-enabled devices are enrolled. Certifications are available for Levels 1, 2, 3 and 3+, with more to be added.

Companies that received FIDO2 certification are Acceptto Corporation; Authentrend; Canton Consulting; Capy Japan; Crosscert: KECA (Korea Electronic Certification Authority); ellipticSecure; Excelsecu Data Technology; GoTrustID; Hanko; HID Global; Hypersecu Information Systems; Kensington Computer Products Group; Knowledge Suite; Login ID; Paywax; RSA; Seowoosnc; SoloKeys; SurePassID; Target; Token2; Twca; Uni-ID Technology (Beijing); Veridium ID; XionITS; WebComm Technology, and; Yubico.

Companies that received FIDO U2F certification are Kensington Computer Products Group; Synaptics Incorporated; Yubico.

FIDO UAF certification was granted to Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security; LG Electronics; Novatek Microelectronics; PNC; SurePassID; WebComm Technology.

Biometric Component Certification was given to Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) and TUV Informationstechnik, which are now accredited independent labs performing biometric evaluations.

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