FIDO pushes its 'death of the password' narrative into Europe

John Leonard
clock
 YubiKeys are a well-known FIDO complaint authentication device
Image:

YubiKeys are a well-known FIDO complaint authentication device

With Google, Mozilla and Microsoft all adopting the passwordless standards, FIDO2 is a 'strong regulatory fit' with GDPR and PSD2

FIDO, the industry consortium with the stated aim of ridding the world of passwords, is seeking to make its authentication protocols the de facto global standard with a concerted push into Europe. ...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

More on Privacy

Politicians say tracking services in iOS and Android could be used to prosecute women seeking abortions

Democrats call for investigation into mobile tracking after Roe reversal

US politicians are urging the Federal Trade Commission to examine Apple and Google for collecting and selling customer's personal data without their consent.

clock 27 June 2022 • 3 min read
Italian data protection authority warns against the use of Google Analytics

Italian data protection authority warns against the use of Google Analytics

Google Analytics data collected through cookies constitutes a violation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, it says

clock 24 June 2022 • 3 min read
AI holds great potential for discrimination, bias and law-breaking - it is this potential that Microsoft is targeting

Microsoft to discontinue face recognition as it updates AI guidelines

Amid the ongoing debate about the controversial use of facial recognition technology, Microsoft has announced it is retiring certain AI facial recognition capabilities.

clock 23 June 2022 • 3 min read