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FIDO (Fast ID Online)

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FIDO (Fast ID Online) is a set of technology-agnostic security specifications for strong authentication. Continued…

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“FIDO brings substantial gains to users and businesses, which explains its rapid adoption where other initiatives have failed to displace the password.” – Michael Cobb

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Governments and industry are turning to the FIDO authentication standard for long-term solutions to the challenges of effective and secure authentication.

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