Nov 13, 2020
Passwordless authentication has finally come of age. The final piece of the puzzle is what is happening at Apple and their support of the various FIDO2 standards, including adding the Web Authn protocols to Safari running on iOS v14 devices.
Oct 29, 2020
A tragic milestone has been crossed this year. While, yes, the tragedies do seem to be manifold – one tragedy in particular stands out in our field. The first death linked directly to a cyber attack.
Oct 17, 2020
We have an opportunity. This year has radically accelerated a fundamental shift that has been going on for quite some time. A core component of our security architecture has been eliminated.
Oct 8, 2020
This month is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Let me be blunt. If you don’t think you are responsible for cybersecurity – you are wrong.
Jul 21, 2020
It is not a surprise to say that passwords are broken. They were not designed to secure today’s connected economy. As an inventor of FIDO standards, we knew that the key to replacing passwords was a privacy-by-design specification that championed interoperability and decentralized the security topography.
Jun 26, 2020
It’s been an exciting week as Apple has once again shown its commitment to stronger, standards-based authentication by adding support for Web Authentication Platform Authenticators to iOS, iPadOS, macOS and Safari. With browsers like Safari allowing their users to leverage Face ID or Touch ID based platform authenticators to log…
Dec 12, 2019
As we wrap up another year (and another decade), my thoughts are turning to 2020 and what we need to keep an eye out for next year as we put our plans together. 2019 has been one to remember from big data leaks like last week’s…
Sep 24, 2019
PSD2 is on a 5+ year odyssey of bringing modern consumer authentication strategies and protections to European consumers. Delayed twice already, it’s unlikely to be delayed further. Fortunately, Nok Nok Labs can deliver a SCA compliance process today that will offer smooth sailing regardless of the siren songs.
Aug 27, 2019
The Guardian and Forbes reported that researchers traced a massive leakage of 28 Million biometric and personal records to a company whose products are used worldwide for physical access control to a UK based company.
Jun 19, 2019
The payment services directive 2 (PSD2) effective date (Sept 14th, 2019) is approaching quickly. While open banking APIs are a big topic in PSD2, I want to focus on the new rules regarding Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) that are also part of this new PSD2.