The FIDO Alliance is a conglomerate of top technology corporations (Microsoft, Google, Oberthur, NXP, Paypal, etc…) aiming to create standardized enhanced authentication with specific goals of “Passwordless Authentication” (UAF) and “Second Factor Authentication” (U2F). Essentially, they want to be able to framework how companies provide secure access to their web resources as well as how users prove their identity to the companies. Here’s my take on the effort.
I’d like to share a handy dandy online tool that I discovered a few years ago while running my IT consulting business. While it’s not the One Marketing Tool to Rule Them All, it’s a great starting point by providing a bird’s eye view of where you stand in relation to other websites (including your competition!).