Topic: passwordless

Bitwarden releases magic links API to enable passwordless authentication in apps

Bitwarden is attempting to help usher in a passwordless future with the release of its magic links API in This new magic link authentication will allow developers to add passwordless authentication into their apps.  With the API, developers can have their applications send a one-time link (“magic link”) to users that can be used … continue reading

Microsoft launches the stable release of Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 with passwordless support

Microsoft announced that Spring Cloud Azure version 4.5.0 has been released and is available from Maven Central. This is the first stable version to support passwordless connections to Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Spring Cloud Azure is a framework that provides a way to build cloud-native applications using Azure services. It … continue reading

Stytch launches modernized Passwords

In an attempt to meet companies where they are in their transition to passwordless, Stytch introduced a new password-based authentication solution “rebooted for the modern era.” The idea behind the solution is to create a way for companies to ease into passwordless by not quitting passwords cold turkey since a full 85% of IT and … continue reading

Apple, Google, and Microsoft commit to expanding their support for FIDO Alliance

Apple, Google, and Microsoft today announced plans to expand support for a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium.  Whereas previous implementations of passwordless verification required users to sign in to each website or app with each device before they can use passwordless functionality, now users will … continue reading

Microsoft consumers can now completely remove passwords from their accounts

Microsoft today announced that users of Outlook, OneDrive, Family Safety, and more can now opt out of using passwords and choose alternative authentication methods, predicting that “the future is passwordless.” This comes after the company announced that ​​passwordless sign-in was generally available for commercial users, bringing the feature to enterprise organizations around the world.    Some of the … continue reading Protection Status