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Bank of America allows customers to increase the protection of online accounts with new Security Key feature. Bank of America has announced that they are replacing SafePass with the new Secured Transfer feature, which allows for USB security key registration and transfer authentication with FIDO security keys. They have also provided the option for many Bank of America customers to sign-in to…

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FIDO authentication (U2F/FIDO2) has come under the spotlight and into focus with SolarWinds security breach drawing attention to Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). FIDO has received much recognition thanks to its robust protection against phishing attacks and strong authentication protection. Many solutions including Microsoft Azure Active Directory (AAD) have started offering passwordless…

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TrustKey (FIDO Alliance Board Member) brings an authentication solution that is safe and secure for organizations and protects them from inadvertent password leaks and password sharing. In addition, TrustKey protects the organizations from the hackers trying to penetrate private networks by using various attacks, such as, stealing passwords from unsuspecting users (Phishing), trying thousands and…

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FIDO Alliance is an open industry association with a focus to set authentication standards to help reduce the world’s over-reliance on passwords. A new standard from the FIDO alliance, FIDO2, is an authentication method that is much safer than a password-based system. It is also faster and more user friendly than the 2nd-factor authentication (2FA) including OTP (One-Time Passcode). Therefore…

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We recently participated in the private preview Microsoft conducted for using FIDO2 security keys to sign-in to Hybrid Azure AD Joined Windows 10 devices. This preview provides the users with a quick, convenient, passwordless and secure sign-in to their Windows devices and single sign-on (SSO) access to either on premises or cloud resources. Microsoft's passwordless authentication includes support…

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