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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.

FIDO Alliance Biometrics News

 

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…

Mar 15, 2021

LoginID raises $6M in Seed round to accelerate biometric FIDO authentication adoption

LoginID has raised $6 million in a Seed funding round to invest in accelerating the adoption of FIDO-certified biometrics to…

Mar 10, 2021

Netcetera selects Nok Nok Labs for delegated authentication with biometrics or physical tokens

Nok Nok Labs has partnered with digital payments company Netcetera to give merchants and payment providers delegated authentication capabilities for…

Mar 3, 2021

Fime to perform local FIDO biometric component testing for APAC with Taiwan lab accreditation

Fime’s biometric testing and consultancy services have been extended to its Taiwan laboratory with its certification to the FIDO Alliance…

Feb 12, 2021

Feitian biometric tokens for multi-factor and passwordless authentication hit Digi-Key Marketplace

Feitian Technologies has added Digi-Key Electronics as a distributor of its fingerprint biometric hardware security keys for two-factor and multi-factor…

Feb 10, 2021

Biometrics, digital ID alliances joined by Princeton Identity, Idemia, ATB Ventures, Transmit Security

Several organizations dedicated to biometrics and digital ID have added companies to their membership ranks. Princeton Identity has joined a…

Feb 8, 2021

Biometric access control solutions launched by G+D, TrustSec

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has launched a new physical access control token with fingerprint biometrics to provide convenient and secure access control for…

Feb 1, 2021

BioID biometric PAD detection ISO standard compliance confirmed for Level A and B attacks

BioID’s biometric liveness detection technology has been confirmed for compliance to the ISO/IEC 30107-3 standard for Level A and B…

Jan 28, 2021

VinCSS launches cloud service for passwordless authentication to complete FIDO2 ecosystem

VinCSS has launched a cloud-based passwordless authentication service compliant with FIDO Alliance protocols for enterprises in Vietnam, and eventually worldwide. The authentication-as-a-service…

Jan 25, 2021

Passwordless authentication rising with FIDO and biometrics tackling security risks, report says

Passwordless authentication technologies, and particularly physical tokens, some of which are secured with biometrics, are on the rise, according to…

Jan 15, 2021

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…

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This a guest post by Ben Goodman, SVP of Global Business and Corporate Development at ForgeRock The average consumer has…

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