Dec 21, 2020
When it comes to online authentication, passwords are still used everywhere. There are a variety of two-factor authentication (2FA) technologies out there, which attempt to counterbalance the insecurity of using only passwords for authentication. Nevertheless, 2FA is still not widely adopted. Moreover, one of the most prevalent password theft techniques, phishing, still remains unsolved by most 2FA technologies. The Fido Alliance has set their goal to solve the password problem once and for all, by simplifying and standardizing strong online authentication.