Topic: fido

WebAuthn becomes an official recommended web standard

The Internet is one step closer to a passwordless future. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), along with the FIDO Alliance, announced that Web Authentication (WebAuthn) specification is now a web standard. WebAuthn is a core component of the FIDO Alliance’s FIDO 2 set of specifications, which aims to provide easier authentication services to mobile … continue reading

Google evaluates FIDO authentication

For years the FIDO Alliance has been dedicated to changing and improving online authentication. FIDO, which stands for Fast Identity Online, envisions a future where online security methods go beyond passwords and provide stronger authentication solutions such as biometrics and second-factor solutions. Google recently did a two-year research study on FIDO’s approach to examine how … continue reading

W3C looks to secure the Web

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is putting cybersecurity on its radar. It has announced that it is launching a new working group designed to standardize Web authentication and provide a more secure and flexible solution to password-based logins. “Every other week you see news of a password leak or data leak from another major … continue reading

FIDO Alliance and W3C’s partnership, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, and Foundation 6—SD Times news digest: Nov. 20, 2105

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has partnered with the FIDO Alliance in order to strengthen authentication across the Web. FIDO aims to address the lack of interoperability among authentication technologies. “Standardizing strong authentication in the Web Platform will help us to improve user and application security by moving beyond passwords,” said Wendy Seltzer, technology … continue reading

Hyundai rolls out Android Auto-enabled vehicle, Windows 10 for Android and iPhone, and more BlackBerry layoffs—SD Times news digest: May 26, 2015

Hyundai has announced ahead of Google I/O later this week that the 2015 Hyundai Sonata is the first consumer vehicle to integrate Google’s Android Auto automotive OS. Hyundai will offer 2015 Sonata owners with navigation features in a free software update that integrates Android Auto into the car’s interface. Android Auto will provide Sonata features … continue reading

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