certifications

Entire Android Platform Receives FIDO2 Certification

Entire Android Platform Receives FIDO2 Certification

The FIDO Alliance has announced that the entire Android platform has received FIDO2 Certification. The move immediately brings more than 1 billion Android devices under the FIDO2 umbrella, providing a massive boost to FIDO’s ongoing efforts to move beyond passwords and drive the transition to a biometric authentication standard.  The development will simplify access management…

MWC Barcelona: FIDO’s Andrew Shikiar Discusses Android, Galaxy S10 Certifications [Audio]

MWC Barcelona: FIDO’s Andrew Shikiar Discusses Android, Galaxy S10 Certifications [Audio]

The FIDO Alliance has seen a dramatically rising profile in the mobile sector in particular over the last few years. It’s the industry’s leading authentication standards body, and with security becoming increasingly top of mind with every data breach and social media hack, FIDO has been getting a lot of attention for its standards. So…

Acuant Gets ISO 27001 Certification

Acuant Gets ISO 27001 Certification

“…the certification attests to Acuant’s legitimacy and competence as a provider of trusted identity solutions, and ‘provides a further stamp of trust and transparency to its trusted partner network.’” Acuant has attained ISO 27001 certification, the company has announced. The company says its certification was verified by PECB, a partner of the Certification Institute for…

UN ICT Agency Certifies FIDO Standards

UN ICT Agency Certifies FIDO Standards

The FIDO Alliance has further burnished the reputations of its UAF 1.1 and CTAP with important new certifications from the International Telecommunication Union’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector, or ITU-T. The ITU is the United Nations’ ICT-focused agency, with ITU-T being its standardization arm. FIDO’s UAF 1.1 and CTAP specifications have now been accepted into the ‘ITU-T…

A Closer Look at a Pioneering FIDO2 Solution

A Closer Look at a Pioneering FIDO2 Solution

The FIDO Alliance’s FIDO2 authentication standard created quite a stir when it was announced this spring, not least because it promised to bring biometric authentication to the world’s most popular web browsers. Now, that kind of functionality is actually starting to take shape, and the first crop of authenticator solutions have received official certification from…

French IT Security Agency Certifies IDEMIA Mobile ID Solution

French IT Security Agency Certifies IDEMIA Mobile ID Solution

“The system is essentially a digital ID on a mobile device, using biometric authentication in the form of fingerprint recognition or facial recognition, as well as PIN entry.” A mobile biometric ID solution from IDEMIA has received a new security certification from a major French IT security agency. Dubbed “CloudCard+”, the solution has already been…