FIDO Alliance Boasts Over 360 Certified Devices

“A company needs only to perform the Conformance Self-Validation using FIDO’s test tools, complete its Interoperability Testing, and then submit documentation for final certification; after that, it’s just a matter of deciding how to implement FIDO’s trademark.”

There are now over 360 devices supporting the FIDO Alliance‘s authentication standards, the international consortium has announced.

FIDO Alliance Boasts Over 360 Certified DevicesThe new watermark suggests rapid growth in the FIDO ecosystem, with the Alliance having announced that it had reached 335 FIDO Certified products in April. The latest additions to the roster come from some big names including HYPR Corp., ING, Shenzhen National Engineering Laboratory of Digital Television Co., and more.

In a statement announcing the new milestone, the FIDO Alliance Technical Director Adam Powers emphasized the simplicity of the FIDO certification process. A company needs only to perform the Conformance Self-Validation using FIDO’s test tools, complete its Interoperability Testing, and then submit documentation for final certification; after that, it’s just a matter of deciding how to implement FIDO’s trademark.

Powers added that FIDO is now “looking forward to new certification programs being developed to accommodate new specifications and maturing requirements for organizations implementing and deploying FIDO-based solutions,” and said that announcements about those initiatives can be expected in the coming months.

(Originally posted on Mobile ID World)