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FIDO Alliance stories

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Intercede unveils secure FIDO authentication solution with Yubico collaboration
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Intercede has introduced a secure FIDO authentication solution in partnership with tech firm Yubico, a move set to revolutionise business log-ins.
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Australian businesses keen on passwordless technology's future
Tue, 17th Oct 2023
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accounting systems
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Almost all Australian IT leaders anticipate a shift to passwordless technology, expecting passwords to be limited to under 25% of logins.
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Yubico launches FIDO Pre-reg, with Okta as first IdP partner
Sun, 8th Oct 2023
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Yubico has introduced FIDO Pre-reg, a feature that provides passwordless onboarding and account recovery/reset for enterprises.
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Okta paves the way for a passwordless, identity-driven future
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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phishing
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email security
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cybersecurity
Across the company's two primary products, Okta shared its vision of seamless user experiences and protected information and services.
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FIDO Alliance launches new IoT certification program
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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network infrastructure
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iot
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advanced persistent threat protection
The FIDO Alliance has announced the launch of its FIDO Device Onboard (FDO) Certification Program, for edge node and IoT device vendors.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from FIDO Alliance
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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passwords
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FIDO Alliance's Executive Director & CMO, Andrew Shikhiar, discusses the association's mission to reduce reliance on passwords in APAC.
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Beyond Identity's Passkey Journey streamlines authentication
Fri, 18th Aug 2023
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Beyond Identity has launched The Passkey Journey, a free tool to help development and UX teams optimize user authentication experiences.
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The FIDO Alliance releases UX guidelines all about passkeys
Fri, 2nd Jun 2023
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service provider
The FIDO Alliance has released new user experience (UX) guidelines to help accelerate deployment and adoption of passkeys.
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The future of authentication: four trends to watch in 2023
Mon, 19th Dec 2022
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In a year of economic uncertainty and geopolitical tensions, it should be no surprise that the digital landscape is fraught with cyberthreats.
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FIDO Alliance releases guidelines for optimising UX with FIDO Security Keys
Thu, 30th Jun 2022
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cybersecurity
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The new guidelines aim to accelerate multi-factor authentication deployment and adoption with FIDO security keys.
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Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
Fri, 6th May 2022
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microsoft
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FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
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FIDO Alliance champions security and authentication experts
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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it professionals
FIDO Alliance has announced that testing is now available for individuals seeking to become FIDO Certified Professionals.
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Haventec officially joins FIDO Alliance and Microsoft’s ISV partner network
Fri, 4th Feb 2022
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Australian cybersecurity firm Haventec has joined the FIDO Alliance to help reduce reliance on passwords and improve authentication standards.
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Technology, not training, protects users from phishing
Thu, 21st Oct 2021
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email security
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Businesses should prioritise utilisation of readily available authentication technologies to prevent the ongoing phishing threat.
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New onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things launched
Wed, 21st Apr 2021
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iot
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The FIDO Alliance has created a new IoT onboarding standard to enhance security, cost, and complexity challenges in device deployment.
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The value of trust in the age of data breaches
Fri, 30th Oct 2020
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cybersecurity
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cios
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Australian government recognises the FIDO Alliance's certification program for strong authentication, setting a trend for other governments.
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Common misconceptions about smart homes and biometrics
Mon, 22nd Jun 2020
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3d printing
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biometrics
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smart home
The real cause of most attacks is not biometrics itself, but the storage of biometrics data in a centralised database.
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Google expands Titan security keys across parts of EU & Asia
Mon, 24th Feb 2020
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google
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retail
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Google's Titan security keys expand globally, bolstering high-risk user safety.
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FIDO: The word that could defeat phishing attacks once and for all
Thu, 20th Feb 2020
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phishing
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email security
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rsa security
Attackers know that sometimes they don’t need to attack the technology – they just need to attack people instead.
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Microsoft achieves FIDO2 certification for authentication solution
Thu, 9th May 2019
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biometrics
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cybersecurity
FIDO2 is a set of standards that enables easy and secure logins to websites and applications via biometrics, mobile devices and/or FIDO Security Keys.
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W3C and FIDO Alliance finalise web standard for passwordless logins
Tue, 5th Mar 2019
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retail
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WebAuthn now official, boosting web security and user convenience globally.
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Android OS now FIDO2 certified, accelerating global migration
Wed, 27th Feb 2019
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Mobile apps and websites can now leverage FIDO standards to provide a simpler and secure biometric login for over a billion devices supporting Android 7.0+.