FB pixel

Nomidio partners with Microsoft to bring biometric sign-in to Azure users

Toward the wider adoption of passwordless authentication
Categories Access Control  |  Biometrics News  |  Trade Notes
 

Typing-Biometrics-Keystroke-Dynamics

Nomidio has announced a new integration of its web-based system with Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), to allow the passwordless, biometric authentication of Microsoft 365 users.

The move, which will allow users to choose from face or voice biometric authentication, was made possible thanks to Nomidio receiving OpenID Connect certification last year.

For context, the OpenID Connect standard allows users to access most cloud service providers and websites through a Single Sign-On (SSO) unified biometric action.

The integration of Nomidio’s biometrics within the Azure Active Directory will now enable Microsoft users to verify themselves via any website built on Azure AD.

“Users should be able to login to any application, from any device they choose, with a single, trusted, biometric identity,” commented Nomidio Commercial Director Philip Black. “Our integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory is a major step towards realizing this vision, so organizations can provide their Microsoft 365 users with a Nomidio biometric ID that improves the user experience and makes logging in more secure.”

Nomidio says it is a strong supporter of a passwordless, biometric-powered future.

According to a report released by the firm last December, the adoption of biometric authentication in the UK would be slowed down by privacy and UX concerns. These concerns could be addressed properly, however, by spreading awareness regarding biometric applications, and particularly the platforms using these technologies.

Article Topics

 |   |   |   |   |   |   | 

Latest Biometrics News

 

Biometrics developers dance with data privacy regulations continues

Biometrics controversy and investments are often found side by side, as seen in many of this week’s top stories on…

 

EU AI Act should revise its risk-based approach: Report

Another voice has joined the chorus criticizing the European Union’s Artificial Intelligence Act, this time arguing that important provisions of…

 

Swiss e-ID resists rushing trust infrastructure

Switzerland is debating on how to proceed with the technical implementation of its national digital identity as the 2026 deadline…

 

Former Jumio exec joins digital ID web 3.0 project

Move over Worldcoin, there’s a new kid on the block vying for the attention of the digital identity industry and…

 

DHS audit urges upgrade of biometric vetting for noncitizens and asylum seekers

A recent audit by the DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) has called for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)…

 

Researchers spotlight Russia’s opaque facial recognition surveillance system

In recent years, Russia has been attracting attention for its use of facial recognition surveillance to track down protestors, opposition…

Comments

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Insight, Opinion

Digital ID In-Depth

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events