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Crunch time for user-centric digital identity with DID spec fight

‘Identity Woman’ Kaliya Young is optimistic about the near future of user-controlled digital identity, perhaps in the form of self-sovereign…


Groundwork laid for mass digital identity take up as use cases grow

The addition of Covid-19 status certificates to biometrically-accessed digital wallets and the continued replacement of card-based ID with digital ID…


Web Payment collaboration group formed to increase security and interoperability

The FIDO Alliance, EMVCo, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) have created a new interest group for collaboration on…


Biometric login with WebAuthn online authentication standard gets final W3C approval

The Web Authentication (WebAuthn) specification has been accepted as an official web standard, according to an announcement from the World…


Paragon reveals cryptographic weaknesses in WebAuthn

Paragon Initiative Enterprises recently announced the discovery of security flaws in the latest drafts of a standard Web Authentication API…


W3C releases working draft of web authentication specification

W3C released its first public working draft of its Web authentication API for accessing scoped credentials in May. The World…

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