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Microsoft
Apple, Google and Microsoft expands plans to get rid of passwords
FIDO Alliance says the world is closer to not relying on passwords after Apple, Google and Microsoft expands their support for a passwordless sign-in standard.
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Testing
FIDO Alliance champions security and authentication experts
FIDO Alliance has announced that testing is now available for individuals seeking to become FIDO Certified Professionals.
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Microsoft
Haventec officially joins FIDO Alliance and Microsoft’s ISV partner network
Aussie cybersecurity company, Haventec, has successfully joined the FIDO Alliance, an international industry association with a focused mission to create authentication standards which reduce over-reliance on passwords.
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Phishing
Technology, not training, protects users from phishing
Businesses should prioritise utilisation of readily available authentication technologies to prevent the ongoing phishing threat.
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Internet of Things
New onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things launched
A new onboarding standard to secure Internet of Things has been created by the FIDO Alliance. 
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Cybersecurity
The value of trust in the age of data breaches
Since it is practically impossible to avoid using the internet today, all parties are put under increasing pressure to implement better security practice to protect their personal information. 
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Biometrics
Common misconceptions about smart homes and biometrics
The real cause of most attacks is not biometrics itself, but the storage of biometrics data in a centralised database.
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Google
Google expands Titan security keys across parts of EU & Asia
Google’s Titan security key bundle was launched late last year. It includes USB-A/NFC/BLE keys that can act as a second form of authentication as part of a two-factor authentication process.
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Phishing
FIDO: The word that could defeat phishing attacks once and for all
Attackers know that sometimes they don’t need to attack the technology – they just need to attack people instead.
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Microsoft
Microsoft achieves FIDO2 certification for authentication solution
FIDO2 is a set of standards that enables easy and secure logins to websites and applications via biometrics, mobile devices and/or FIDO Security Keys.
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Identity and Access Management
W3C and FIDO Alliance finalise web standard for passwordless logins
Major browsers and platforms now have built-in support for the new WebAuthn security standard.
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Identity and Access Management
Android OS now FIDO2 certified, accelerating global migration
Mobile apps and websites can now leverage FIDO standards to provide a simpler and secure biometric login for over a billion devices supporting Android 7.0+.