The FIDO Alliance

Not really related to ST or ioT but interesting…

The FIDO Alliance, which is backed by Apple, Google, and Microsoft want to eliminate password complexity. Today, they are launching a brand new website to help educate consumers on what Login with FIDO is all about.

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It’s mostly trying to create an industry standard for biometrics. Or you can use a “local pin“ which is really the same thing as a password although they say they don’t use passwords.

Let’s Verify
That It’s You.
FIDO allows a website to verify that it’s really you logging in. You can pick an option that’s best for you. Here are some common FIDO login options:
. * Fingerprint
. * Facial Scan
. * Security Key
. * Local PIN

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