Author : HASSAN MD TAREQ | Updated : 2020/06/18

What is FIDO?

  • FIDO
    • Fast Identity Online (Fast ID Online)
    • a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication
    • a set of open technical specifications for mechanisms of authenticating users to online services that do not depend on passwords
    • seeks to standardize authentication at the client and protocol layers
    • developed by the FIDO Alliance (a non-profit organization)
  • FIDO authentication seeks to use the native security capabilities of the user device to enable strong user authentication and reduce the reliance on passwords