The Official FIDO Authentication Guide

The Official FIDO-Certified Two-Factor Authentication Guide This FIDO Authentication Guide will give you the information you need to determine if FIDO Authentication is something you want to try or something you really need. It is intended for people who haven’t heard about or are not familiar with the new FIDO Authentication standard that is gaining […]

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FIDO Alliance Welcomes Mozilla

FireFox Now Supports The FIDO Security Standard FireFox is the next browser (after Chrome) to adopt the FIDO Alliance standard to enable strong authentication using a FIDO key of any type. What does this mean? If you haven’t heard about FIDO authentication (Fast IDentity Online) and the FIDO Alliance (dot org), I’ll spare you the […]

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Fido U2F Certification For SurePassID

SurePassID, a leading provider of identity, cloud and mobile security solutions and a member of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, today announced that its SurePassID Multi-Factor Authentication Server has been certified as compliant with the FIDO U2F (Universal Two-Factor) 1.0 authentication standard FIDO Certified™ . SurePassID joins the vanguard of FIDO Alliance members in […]

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Expanded Apple Touch ID payments can succeed – but should they?

Apple’s strategy for mobile payments is becoming clearer – the convenience of Touch ID payments for any and every purchase.  The Wall Street Journal has a good piece on it. Now Sebastien Taveau, a FIDO Alliance expert and founding board member, has weighed in on Apple’s Touch ID payments.  He damns Apple’s biometric security vision with […]

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NFC contactless payments aren’t secure…this is news?

EMV (Europay-MasterCard-Visa) payment cards are a tried-and-true solution for combatting card present or point of sale fraud.  The embedded microprocessor chip encrypts transaction data differently for each purchase.  Optional use of a PIN code to complete transactions offers even more security, combining Something You Have with Something You Know to achieve two-factor authentication. So what’s […]

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SurePassID featured in Orlando Sentinel

Melbourne company SurePassID adds layer of numbers to fight ID theft 9:27 p.m. EST, March 4, 2012 By Walter Pacheco, Orlando Sentinel A Melbourne company is sandwiching tiny circuits inside credit card-like devices to help everyone from social-media users to high-security businesses combat the rising onslaught of identity theft and fraud. “This type of technology is […]

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