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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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FIDO2 biometric authentication launched by Oracle, extended by Ipsidy

Oracle has announced the general availability of FIDO2 WebAuthn for its cloud identity service. Following the implementation of the new…

Jan 4, 2021

Biometric PAD standards in competition against spoof attacks, not each other: Stephanie Schuckers

Presentation attack detection (PAD) technology is increasingly important in biometric systems, and increasingly implemented. The technology seems to remain the…

Dec 23, 2020

VinCSS new flagship fingerprint biometric security key certified for FIDO2 passwordless authentication

Vingroup subsidiary VinCSS has had its fourth biometric security technology certified to the FIDO2 standard for passwordless, on-device authentication, the company…

Dec 22, 2020

Top five FIDO Korea hackathon projects unveiled as Microsoft reviews strides in passwordless digital ID

The top five winners of the 2020 FIDO Hackathon – Goodbye Password Challenge have been announced, and organizers have published…

Dec 17, 2020

Shenzhen BCTC branch laboratory’s biometrics testing gets FIDO certification

It is now possible for the Shenzhen branch of the Bank Card Test Center (BCTC) to carry out testing services…

Dec 11, 2020

VinCSS FIDO2 authenticator with biometric option recommended by Microsoft

Vingroup member VinCSS Cyber Security Services LLC is now officially recommended by Microsoft. The company’s VinCSS FIDO2 Authenticator key is…

Nov 26, 2020

AWS Single Sign-On now supports WebAuthn multi-factor authentication tools like YubiKeys

Support for Yubico in the AWS environment has been expanded with the introduction of native WebAuthn support for AWS Single Sign-On…

Nov 25, 2020

BioID details Ariadnext partnership and biometric liveness technology

The biometric identity verification solution from Ariadnext is powered by liveness detection from BioID, according to a partnership announcement…

Nov 24, 2020

FIDO standards from biometrics to government adoption in the spotlight at Authenticate 2020

FIDO standards have reached the point where governments are including them in their digital ID policies, according to a speaker…

Nov 23, 2020

Two in three prefer biometrics to MFA for online retail, FIDO Alliance research reveals

A new survey conducted by the FIDO Alliance in the UK has revealed a significant loss in sales for retailers…

Nov 18, 2020

Ariadnext face biometric authentication solution receives FIDO certification

Digital identity solutions provider Ariadnext announced on Tuesday it has been awarded a certification by the FIDO Alliance program for its…

Nov 9, 2020

IDEMIA, ID4Africa, FIDO Alliance, and GoodID host online events this month

October was a prolific month for biometrics, with plenty of organizations featuring online seminars and exhibitions. November is now following…

Nov 3, 2020

Use of biometrics for 3-D Secure payments explained in EMVCo and FIDO Alliance paper

Global payments technology body EMVCo has published a white paper to help guide merchants and issuers adopting FIDO authentication via…

Nov 3, 2020

AuthenTrend partners with Broadcom for fingerprint biometric web login solution

AuthenTrend is introducing a Bio-SAFE hardware-based password management solution to its biometric security key product ATKey.Pro through a new partnership…

Oct 23, 2020

Apple asks developers to start testing biometric web logins

Apple updated its mobile operating systems with support for biometric authentication to websites through Face ID and Touch ID in…

Oct 22, 2020

Biometrics community prepares for FIDO Alliance and Goode Intelligence events in November

The FIDO Alliance’s Authenticate 2020 Conference will be held as an online event from November 9 to 19, 2020. The event…

Oct 21, 2020

Queralt granted key US high assurance digital identity authentication patents

Digital identity and cybersecurity firm Queralt has been awarded by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with two…

Oct 12, 2020

Vein biometrics could answer security challenges of face recognition

Vein recognition is a biometric modality around which activity has picked up substantially, in terms of research but also pilots and new…

Oct 2, 2020

Ipsidy joins the FIDO Alliance, Alcatraz joins PSA partner network

It is a significant week for the expansion of biometrics partnerships in the United States. In New York, mobile biometric…

Sep 18, 2020

CISA recommends FIDO authentication in email security advisory to political campaigns

The U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) published an advisory on Thursday recommending multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a cyber-attack…

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