HYPR Gets FIDO Certification for Server Component

HYPR has attained FIDO certification for the server component of its biometric authentication platform, the company has announced.

HYPR Gets FIDO Certification for Server ComponentThe HYPR platform supports a number of biometric modalities for authentication, including face, fingerprint, palm, voice, and eye recognition, the last care of EyeVerify’s Eyeprint ID technology. Now, the FIDO certification for its server attests to its decentralized approach ensuring that users’ biometric data is stored offline and in their own devices.

In a statement announcing the FIDO certification, HYPR asserted that its platform has been used to provide security for 15 million users in the financial services industry, while IoT clients representing a growing segment of its client base. “With FIDO Alliance certification as a seal of approval, HYPR is further accelerating adoption of its biometric tokenization solution across the Internet of Things,” reads the statement.

HYPR CTO and co-founder Bojan Simic explains: “By connecting mobile sensors with IoT servers and extending biometric tokenization down to the firmware level, HYPR transforms smart things into secure things.”

The certification is also a win for FIDO, which has enjoyed rising influence as more and more organizations have embraced its authentication standards – which, in turn, reinforces the value of such certification for participating companies like HYPR.