Goodbye passwords? WebAuthn is now an official web standard

CNET | 3/4/2019 | Marrian Zhou
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WebAuthn is short for Web Authentication, a browser and platform standard.

WebAuthn has become an official web standard for logins, the World Wide Web Consortium and the FIDO Alliance said Monday.

Knowledge - Passwords - Efficacy - Organizations - Press

"It's common knowledge that passwords have outlived their efficacy," the organizations wrote in a press release. "Not only are stolen, weak or default passwords behind 81 percent of data breaches, they are a drain of time and resources."

WebAuthn, short for Web Authentication, is a browser and platform standard for simpler and stronger authentication processes, according to W3C and the FIDO Alliance. It lets users log...
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