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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.

FIDO Alliance Biometrics News

 

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…

Sep 14, 2020

FIDO Alliance asks NIST for more effective phishing-resistant digital ID authentication measures

The industry consortium FIDO Alliance has published comments on digital identity authentication submitted to the National Institute of Standards and…

Sep 3, 2020

LoginID, Ipsidy integrate FIDO2 authentication with biometric identity verification to fight digital fraud

LoginID has partnered with Ipsidy to integrate FIDO2 and UAF-certified strong customer authentication with biometric identity verification to fight online…

Sep 1, 2020

Identiv releases FIDO2 security keys to protect remote teams

Identiv has released government-grade FIDO2 security keys to provide a remote workforce with secure passwordless access to sensitive data, the…

Aug 24, 2020

Feitian reveals Ambiq as biometric payment card microcontroller partner and plans for more applications

Texas-based microprocessor and system-on-chip maker Ambiq has signed what it calls a “multifaceted” partnership with Feitian to work on the…

Aug 13, 2020

GAO reviews facial biometrics as SIA launches principles for ethical use

The global market for biometric facial recognition is forecast to reach $20.63 billion by 2030, on a 17.2 percent annual…

Aug 7, 2020

Vingroup receives second FIDO2 certification for authentication server

Vingroup member VinCSS Cyber Security Services says it is the first in Vietnam to receive FIDO2 certification, enabling passwordless authentication…

Jul 28, 2020

Nok Nok integration brings passwordless FIDO biometrics and hardware authentication to ForgeRock

Nok Nok Labs has expanded the integration of the Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite with the ForgeRock Identity Platform to deliver scalable…

Jul 22, 2020

Nok Nok releases updated passwordless authenticator to streamline third-party integration

Nok Nok has released an updated version of its Nok Nok S3 Authentication Suite (Nok Nok S3 Suite) with Adaptive…

Jul 15, 2020

LoginID’s FIDO2, UAF-certified biometric customer authentication chosen for several applications

FIDO2-certified provider of biometric authentication LoginID has announced multiple partnerships with companies who have integrated its FIDO-as-a-Service customer authentication platform…

Jun 24, 2020

Apple launches web authentication using FIDO standard with Touch ID or Face ID biometrics in Safari

Apple has launched support for Touch ID and Face ID biometrics for web logins with Safari through the Web Authentication…

May 27, 2020

FIDO launches consumer outreach with website and trust mark; eIDAS white papers and webinar

The FIDO ecosystem has been built up, and the organization is now reaching out to educate consumers on the value…

May 13, 2020

Leverage passwordless authentication for better experiences and security

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

May 8, 2020

eWBM opens TrustKey Solutions in U.S. to scale FIDO biometric security key business

Korean system-on-chip (SoC) maker eWBM has established TrustKey Solutions (TrustKey), a new U.S.-based entity to meet the high global demand…

May 1, 2020

Biometrics market to reach $76.6B by 2027 as mobile payments explode

The biometrics market will be worth $76.64 billion by 2027 after increasing from $17.28 billion in 2018, at an 18…

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