"I am very pleased to see NEC obtain FIDO2 certification and to reinforce its standing as a member of the FIDO Alliance
, whose goal is to supplant reliance on passwords," said Koichi Moriyama, a Member of the FIDO Alliance
Executive Council, Chairman of the Japan Working Group, Senior Director of Product Innovation, Product Department, NTT DOCOMO, INC.
Gail Audette, iBeta Biometric Program Manager, stated, "By meeting the rigorous FIDO Alliance
training and testing process to become the first accredited biometrics test lab, iBeta has augmented our already mature biometrics testing program to include the FIDO standards certification efforts.
The FIDO Alliance
comprises leading international organizations that share a common mission of improving security and privacy and enhancing user convenience by replacing the outdated scheme of user name and passwords.
For those unaware, FIDO Alliance
is a group dedicated to developing new means of data security that doesn't require passwords for access.
Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance
, commented on Secretary Mnuchin's address: "I applaud Secretary Mnuchin and the administration for recognizing the role, responsibility and opportunity for industry, and the FIDO Alliance
and FIDO standards, to play in improving the identity ecosystem and the overall security of American citizens.
NEC is a sponsor member of the "FIDO Alliance
," an international non-profit organization for promoting FIDO.
"Collectively, we are committed to increasing user security and believe that the best way to do this is to champion open source security projects-which Dashlane has done earlier this year by becoming the first password manager to adopt the FIDO Alliance
's Universal Second Factor (U2F) authentication standard.
Interoperability across industry solutions is a core value of the FIDO Alliance
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The FIDO Alliance
has announced that it has widened its certification program to comprise of multi-level security evaluations for biometrics and other authenticators on mobile devices and PCs.
Security keys are offered by companies like (https://www.yubico.com/why-yubico/for-individuals/facebook/) Yubico , and the keys support the open Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) standard hosted by the (https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Ffidoalliance.org%2F&h=ATP2WXwddcIJcrdtsYTTKV9s1IA8fmaDVV1jNUGzjI9mEganfU5eEuUcWpigLjdu1Uuba7lTR4LmhgYD_RKKGZYpnClcwMaJaSer7nynUay7YjtGpaHdQUCE8YUjKLPDMwS6RwTKbJZ5jTdI-3A3jfrkUI0&s=1) FIDO Alliance
, Facebook said.
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