Tag Archives: FIDO

EMVCo, FIDO Alliance, and W3C Form Secure Web Payment Interest Group

The FIDO Alliance, EMVCo, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced today the creation of a new Interest Group for organizations to collaborate on a vision for Web payment security and interoperability. Participants in the Web Payment Security Interest Group will define areas of collaboration and identify gaps between existing technical specifications in order to increase […]

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An interview with Infineon’s THOMAS ROSTECK

Thomas Rosteck joined Infineon Technologies AG back in 1998. Since 2017 he has been Division President Chip Card & Security. What is less well know, is that Rosteck is one of the original architects of The Silicon Trust, and as we run up to its twentieth anniversary next year, we thought it would be interesting […]

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ID.me debuts unphishable FIDO U2F security keys as an extra layer of authentication for digital identity verification

ID.me has unveiled the ability to use FIDO U2F (Universal Second Factor) Security Keys as an extra layer of authentication for its identity proofing services. Security Keys, such as the YubiKey, are being introduced as an additional form of two-factor authentication for those seeking extra protection. ID.me’s Identity Gateway, which powers its identity proofing services, […]

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Can FIDO accelerate the uptake of eGov Services?

By Igor Pejic, Austria Card. Filing your taxes, applying for a passport, or checking your pension funds can be a very strenuous and time-consuming process. Governments across the world are striving for a maximum level of security to protect their citizens from the abuse of their identities, yet this comes at a cost of severe […]

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FIDO certifies Safran’s biometric authentication solutions for eID (electronic ID) cards

Safran Identity & Security, the world leader in security and identity solutions, announced today that FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has certified its solution enabling biometric authentication through electronic ID (eID) cards. Safran Identity & Security helps governments offer more secure access to public or private e-services to their citizens by providing eID cards compliant […]

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New FIDO certified BLE solution for secure mobile internet usage from Infineon

Online applications on mobile devices require new methods of secured log-in. The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has developed security standards for strong authentication that are simple to use and protect more efficiently from fraud. Infineon Technologies AG have released the first FIDO-certified Bluetooth low energy (BLE) reference design for wireless authentication tokens. By using […]

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VIDEO: Cartes 2015 Infineon on FIDO

Infineon’s VP of Chip Card and Security ICs, Infineon Technologies Americas – Jörg Borchert – talks on Cartes Innovation TV about FIDO, the standard for simple and secure online authentication.

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Online Authorisation to be protected by FIDO

Leading Internet companies, system integrators and security providers have formed the FIDO Alliance (Fast IDentity Online) to revolutionize online authentication with an industry supported standards-based open protocol. FIDO Alliance founding member organizations Agnitio, Infineon Technologies, Lenovo, Nok Nok Labs, PayPal, and Validity are developing the specification and FIDO-compliant products. The Internet requires users to confirm […]

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