FIDO authentication standard could signal the passing of passwords


To address the lack of compatibility across strong authentication systems, major firms founded the FIDO Alliance with the goal of developing a set of open standards and specifications for how MFA should function, balancing security, usability, privacy, and interoperability.

FIDO is a device-centric paradigm that is not intended to be used with any specific authentication system. It decouples the authentication server from the particular authentication model.

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