FIDO Dominates This Week’s Top Stories

FIDO Dominates This Week's Top Stories

There’s usually a pretty diverse range of topics encompassed in Mobile ID World’s top articles for the week, and while that’s true this time, there is also an undeniable through line: The FIDO Alliance and its standards dominate this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s top stories.

The authentication standards body itself made news with its announcement of new Working Groups focused on account onboarding and recovery, and the IoT:

FIDO Launches Onboarding- and IoT-focused Working Groups

And a couple of high-profile digital security solutions providers also grabbed some attention with the news that a couple of their solutions had attained FIDO2 compliance:

HID Global Gets Security Cards and Keys FIDO2-compliant

NEC Updates Biometric Authentication Software for FIDO2 Compliance

FIDO2 compliance was also highlighted as an important aspect of a new security token solution from Feitian and Fingerprint Cards:

Biometric Security Token Features Fingerprint Cards Tech

The fifth member of this week’s article roundup, meanwhile, doesn’t specifically mention FIDO; but its 5G focus brings us full circle to FIDO’s announcement of its new working groups above:

Vivo Reveals Ambitious 5G Plans at MWC Shanghai

Stay posted to Mobile ID World next week as we continue to bring you the latest news and interviews from the exciting world of digital identity. To see the hottest stories of the week in biometrics, visit our sibling site FindBiometrics.