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FIDO Alliance Celebrates a Strong Start to 2019

FIDO Alliance Celebrates a Strong Start to 2019

“From all of this great news, the key takeaway is that the time to deploy FIDO is now.” – Andrew Shikiar, Chief Marketing Officer, FIDO Alliance The FIDO Alliance has a lot to celebrate lately, including winning SC Media’s 2019 Editor’s Choice Award at RSAC 2019 this month. Acknowledging the win in a post on…

W3C Dubs FIDO’s WebAuthn Specification an Official Web Standard

W3C Dubs FIDO’s WebAuthn Specification an Official Web Standard

“News of W3C’s WebAuthn approval comes on the heels of the announcement that the entire Android platform had received FIDO2 certification from the FIDO Alliance…” The WebAuthn authentication specification is now an official web standard, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and FIDO Alliance have announced. The news comes almost a year after the announcement…

Money20/20: FIDO Developing mPayment Standard with EMVCo

Money20/20: FIDO Developing mPayment Standard with EMVCo

The FIDO Alliance is working with EMVCo to develop a new authentication specification specifically for mobile payments, the organizations have announced at Money20/20 in Las Vegas. The standard will be designed to apply to mobile wallets and mobile payment platforms like Apple Pay and Android Pay, and it’s going to be developed as an extension…

W3C Announces Web Authentication Standards Project

W3C Announces Web Authentication Standards Project

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced it is embarking on a project to establish Web Authentication standards based on FIDO Alliance specifications. In a statement announcing the effort, W3C Director Sir Tim Berners-Lee framed it as a response to the advancing security risks on the Internet, noting that “[w]ith the scope and frequency…

FIDO Championed by Constellation Research

FIDO Championed by Constellation Research

Constellation Research, a Silicon Valley-based research firm specializing in disruptive technology, is singing the praises of the FIDO Alliance. The firm has issued a new update on the consortium now that FIDO has submitted its standards for approval from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). In a statement, Constellation calls FIDO “the most important Identity…

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…