At a glance:
- Google, Apple, and Microsoft came in support of a new sign-in standard by the FIDO Alliance and World Wide Web Consortium.
- The technology will allow users to sign in through simple verification such as fingerprints, facial recognition, or a device PIN
- Working with the industry to establish new, more secure sign-in methods
As an internet user, you must be aware of the fact that everything or every act that you do requires passwords. Whether it’s your Gmail account login, computer password, your bank account, the list is endless. While setting up any new account, it is required to have a password and login-id. If I say that without a password and login-id we are left to cyber threats. With the increase of online users, online threats are also increasing day by day. Companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft who are the giants of the internet are now planning to remove the password.
Recently, Google, Apple, and Microsoft came in support of a new sign-in standard by the FIDO Alliance and World Wide Web Consortium. “The technology will allow users to sign in through simple verification such as fingerprints, facial recognition, or a device PIN,” said FIDO.
Towards passwordless world
This is a crucial step for the users as this will provide more protection for new threats that are rising day by day. Also, this will allow users to use the internet will more freely without worrying about their data. This is a crucial step for an official that are always at the threat of cyberattacks Additionally, the technology will provide privacy along with freedom they deserve on the internet.
Here are some of the important comments for the top official:
- “Working with the industry to establish new, more secure sign-in methods was central to our commitment to building products that offer maximum security and a transparent user experience,” said Kurt Knight, Apple’s senior director of platform product marketing.
- “We look forward to making FIDO-based technology available across Chrome, ChromeOS, Android, and other platforms, and encourage app and website developers to adopt it,” Google’s senior director of product management, Mark Risher, said.
- “The complete shift to a passwordless world will begin with consumers making it a natural part of their lives,” said Alex Simons, corporate vice president, identity program management at Microsoft.