The FIDO Alliance is having a high-profile week in Las Vegas at the Money20/20 conference. The strong authentication consortium’s standards are being highlighted on stage and in the media, thanks to major integrations and demonstrations of FIDO Certified technology— though, with the Alliance nearing the 400 FIDO Certified products milestone, this kind of proliferation doesn’t come as too much of a surprise.
FindBiometrics President Peter O’Neill had a chance to interview Brett McDowell, Executive Director of the FIDO Alliance. The conversation begins with a review of FIDO’s major demonstration with Android at the conference, then moves on to discuss how high profile data breaches are creating a demand for strong authentication solutions. McDowell then gives an overview of FIDO’s Money20/20 panel, and finishes with comments on Verizon’s new data breach report.