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FIDO Alliance

The FIDO Alliance is an industry consortium launched in February 2013 to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication devices and the problems users face creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. Nok Nok Labs, PayPal and Lenovo were among the founders.

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Feitian biometric security key approved by NIST for sensitive data protection

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has validated Feitian’s Biometric FIDO Key Module to the Federal Information…

Jul 19, 2021

Passwordless authentication providers unveil digital ID partnerships and progress

Passwordless authentication based on FIDO specifications, with and without biometrics, appears to be picking up steam. Nok Nok Labs has…

Jul 2, 2021

FIDO Alliance unveils digital identity leaders giving keynotes at Authenticate 2021

FIDO Alliance’s 2021 Authenticate conference, to be held October 18th to 20th 2021, will focus on the FIDO standards-based approach,…

Jul 1, 2021

EU digital wallet to lower friction around identity authentication

The way citizens in the European Union use and manage their digital identities and digital security could change significantly due…

Jul 1, 2021

LoginID expands SDK options for FIDO-certified biometric solutions development

LoginID has introduced new software development kit (SDK) options to facilitate the integration process of apps utilizing FIDO-certified biometrics. The…

Jun 24, 2021

NIST touchless fingerprint biometrics guidance confirms interoperability

Veridium Chief Technical Officer John Callahan says the new National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 500-334 is “Kind of…

Jun 23, 2021

FIDO updates UX and standards for biometric authentication

The FIDO Alliance has announced a set of user experience guidelines and new FIDO2 standards enhancements which will address enterprises’…

Jun 17, 2021

Panini, Prove, IN Groupe and Veridos bring digital ID expertise to collaborations

Panini has become a member of the FIDO Alliance as the group pursues its work on establishing new standards for…

Jun 15, 2021

SK Telecom partners with Octatco on biometric security key with quantum number generation

South Korea Telecom (SKT) has launched a keycard featuring fingerprint biometrics and quantum computing technology to provide secure logical access…

Jun 11, 2021

Biometrics expert speakers announced for FIDO Alliance’s “Focus on Europe” summit

The FIDO Alliance has unveiled the speaker lineup for its upcoming Virtual Authenticate Summit: “Focus on Europe,” which includes speakers…

May 18, 2021

Keyless biometrics certified for FIDO compliance by Fime

Keyless’ biometric enterprise security platform has been certified to the FIDO Alliance’s biometrics standards, with testing carried out by Fime….

May 18, 2021

Biden goes broad and deep with order requiring MFA, zero-trust architecture

Promising strategic changes and investments, Pres. Joe Biden signed an executive order pushing federal agencies to implement significant cybersecurity initiatives,…

May 17, 2021

Cloudflare launches cryptographic humanity authentication test to eliminate CAPTCHAs

Making people complete CAPTCHAs to prove they are not bots wastes 32 seconds, on average, and could be costing years’…

May 5, 2021

New behavioral biometrics FIDO certification, developer tool, customer win revealed

Zighra’s behavioral biometrics for decentralized continuous authentication have been certified by the FIDO Alliance, with the company claiming it is…

Apr 8, 2021

Consumers recognize biometrics security tops passwords, Experian says

Consumers have finally lost faith in passwords, Experian says in the new version of its annual Global Identity & Fraud Report,…

Apr 7, 2021

ID4Africa and FIDO Alliance call on biometrics community for expert event speakers

ID4Africa is calling for speakers from the digital ID community and among biometrics experts for its series of livecast webinars. An…

Mar 31, 2021

Biometrics and strong authentication for financial services explored in FIDO event

Consumers have begun to understand the benefit of biometrics and stronger authentication, Javelin Strategy and Research analyst John Buzzard told…

Mar 24, 2021

Keyless integrates multi-modal biometric authentication with OneLogin platform, joins FIDO Alliance

Keyless has joined the FIDO Alliance and partnered with OneLogin as it seeks to replace passwords in the enterprise and…

Mar 18, 2021

FIDO case studies showcase biometric logins to eBay and NHS App, first 2021 virtual event announced

The FIDO Alliance has announced plans for its first Virtual Summit of 2021 and published case studies involving a famous…

Mar 17, 2021

Nymi Band 3.0 certified for FIDO2 biometric passwordless authentication

The Nymi Band 3.0 has been certified as a FIDO2 authenticator, the company announced, confirming the compliance of its biometric…

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Leverage passwordless authentication for better experiences and security

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