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Korean Authentication Solution Gets FIDO UAF Certification

Korean Authentication Solution Gets FIDO UAF Certification

“Utilizing Megazone’s Mine Pass, we will be able to customize development and deployment to meet the needs of enterprise customers in addition to SaaS services in the future, and will provide customers with a market-proven solution that has been officially accredited by FIDO.” – Max Lee, CEO, Megazone Korea-based cloud services provider Megazone has acquired FIDO…

FIDO Alliance Announces First UAF 1.1 Implementation

FIDO Alliance Announces First UAF 1.1 Implementation

The FIDO Alliance has announced the first FIDO Certified implementation of its UAF 1.1 specifications. The standards are designed to make it easier for developers to take advantage of biometric authentication on devices running Android 8.0 or later. In creating FIDO applications, developers can directly integrate Android APIs on devices supporting fingerprint scanning and key…

Nok Nok Labs Celebrates First Implementation of FIDO UAF 1.1

Nok Nok Labs Celebrates First Implementation of FIDO UAF 1.1

Nok Nok Labs is celebrating its role in the first implementation of a FIDO UAF 1.1 product. The FIDO Alliance’s UAF 1.1 specification revolves around key attestation – making sure that it’s a real device that is authenticating, and not some kind of virtual spoof, with the use of cryptographic keys. And that, in turn,…

Here’s Why FIDO Authentication Standards Are Gaining In Stature

Here’s Why FIDO Authentication Standards Are Gaining In Stature

The FIDO Alliance, a cross-industry consortium of a range of companies in the mobile and tech sectors, is the world’s biggest proponent of strong digital authentication. Its UAF and U2F authentication standards advocate for the use of biometric and multimodal identity confirmation on digital devices, and have proven increasingly influential in the broader tech ecosystem,…

50 Percent More FIDO Certified Products in One Quarter

50 Percent More FIDO Certified Products in One Quarter

The number of FIDO Certified products has jumped 50 percent in a single quarter, the FIDO Alliance has announced. There are now 150 such solutions on the market. It’s a sign of continuing and escalating growth for the FIDO Alliance, a cross-industry consortium seeking to define and improve standards for identity authentication. Commenting in a statement,…

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

FIDO Certification Should Burnish Egis Showing at RSA 2016

“Egis Technology will showcase its solutions at booth N4911 in the North Hall of the Moscone Center in San Francisco during RSA 2016.” Fingerprint sensor solutions provider Egis Technology will be showing off its products at this year’s RSA Conference, the company has announced. As with its recent showing at this year’s Mobile World Congress,…

Over 100 FIDO Certified Solutions Are Now Available

Over 100 FIDO Certified Solutions Are Now Available

There are now over a hundred FIDO Certified solutions on the market, the FIDO Alliance has announced. FIDO is, of course, the cross-industry cooperative seeking to establish and improve digital identity authentication standards. With a number of newly announced products from big names such as Huawei, EyeVerify, Morpho, and LG, the total number of solutions…

Nok Nok Labs Comments on FIDO’s Big W3C News

Nok Nok Labs Comments on FIDO’s Big W3C News

Today in Tokyo, the FIDO Alliance made major industry news, partnering with W3C in an initiative to make its strong online authentication standards truly ubiquitous on the Web. This is a major milestone for the consortium, which was launched in 2013 on a mission to replace passwords with something better. Ramesh Kesanupalli, FIDO visionary and founder of…

FIDO and W3C Bring Authentication Specifications To The Web

FIDO and W3C Bring Authentication Specifications To The Web

Today in Tokyo, the FIDO Alliance announced that it has submitted to W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium) a set of three technical specifications aimed at defining a Web-based API to bring strong online authentication to all Web browsers and platforms. Driving this move to further spread the FIDO specifications for strong online authentication is…

TrulySecure 2.0 Offers ‘Virtually Impenetrable Security’

TrulySecure 2.0 Offers ‘Virtually Impenetrable Security’

Sensory Inc. has launched TrulySecure 2.0, the next generation of one of its flagship multimodal platforms. The newest iteration of TrulySecure—which is the biometric platform that powers Sensory’s AppLock app—combines voice and face biometrics with sophisticated machine learning to provide an authentication platform ideal for mobile applications. Moreover, the new version builds on the FIDO…

Egis To Showcase New Wares at Cartes

Egis To Showcase New Wares at Cartes

Fingerprint sensor developer Egis Technology plans to show off some new wares at this week’s Cartes Secure Connexions conference. Among its new offerings will be the YuKey USB U2F dongle, which uses Egis’ EH570 sensor as well as advanced security measures like digital signature encryption. Other FIDO Certified and FIDO Ready UAF and U2F solutions…

Daon Launches Upgraded IdentityX Platform

Daon Launches Upgraded IdentityX Platform

Daon, a developer of mobile biometric authentication solutions, has launched an upgraded version of its flagship platform. IdentityX v4.0 offers numerous improvements to its API interface, administration console, and security infrastructure, with its face matching algorithm now sporting improved accuracy and speed, according to Daon. Moreover, it now offers support for SQL Server 2012, Windows Server…

TrulySecure Platform Gets FIDO UAF Certification

TrulySecure Platform Gets FIDO UAF Certification

Sensory Inc.‘s TrulySecure platform has been certified by the FIDO Alliance as compliant with the latter’s Universal Authentication Framework 1.0 specifications. Sensory says it’s the first multimodal face- and voice- based authentication system to receive such certification. TrulySecure Multimodal Biometric Authentication uses a combination of machine learning, speech processing, and facial recognition to authenticate users.…

FIDO Welcomes Egis To Board of Directors

FIDO Welcomes Egis To Board of Directors

Fingerprint sensor company Egis has joined the FIDO Alliance’s board of directors. Egis has been a member of the authentication consortium since 2013. It’s a natural progression, given the company’s involvement in FIDO and the industry more broadly. Egis was one of the first Asia-based companies to support the FIDO Alliance, and as a member…

FIDO Alliance Appoints New Leadership For 2015

FIDO Alliance Appoints New Leadership For 2015

The Fast Identification Online (FIDO) Alliance announced today the results of its annual officer election. Dustin Ingalls of Microsoft has been appointed as the consortium’s new presidents while Brett McDowell has been elected to the position of FIDO’s first executive director. Outgoing FIDO president Michael Barrett is being honored as chairman emeritus. Along with those…