PayPal ‘n’ Google’s FIDO drops ‘simpler, stronger’ secure login spec

Here’s the Register’s coverage of the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance draft specification.

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has marked its first anniversary with the publication of specifications for technology it hopes will simplify authentication and reduce password headaches.

FIDO, which is backed by industry heavyweights such as PayPal, Google and Mastercard, is working hard to address the problems that users face with passwords by developing a set of new technology standards that seeks to make the introduction of two-factor authentication more straightforward.

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