Inside FIDO Alliance’s vision of a future free of passwords

Most services you use on your phone or laptop, from email providers to food delivery providers, require you to have a password. With so many services and websites, it’s hard to come up with unique passwords and remember all of them. So, a lot of people end up using the same password for multiple services — and that’s a threat. If one website is compromised, your other accounts can be at risk too. A 2019 Verizon report suggests that 80% of hacking-related breaches are caused by using weak or compromised passwords. That’s why the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance is trying… This story continues at The Next Web

Inside FIDO Alliance’s vision of a future free of passwords

Most services you use on your phone or laptop, from email providers to food delivery providers, require you to have a password. With so many services and websites, it’s hard to come up with unique passwords and remember all of them. So, a lot of people end up using the same password for multiple services — and that’s a threat. If one website is compromised, your other accounts can be at risk too. A 2019 Verizon report suggests that 80% of hacking-related breaches are caused by using weak or compromised passwords. That’s why the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance is trying…

This story continues at The Next Web