FIDO Alliance: Simplifying User Authentication

  • TYPE: Combined Session DATE: Wednesday, May 06, 2015 TIME: 15:30-16:30 LOCATION: AMMERSEE I

The Death of the Password - Is It Finally Coming True?

"Death of the Password" announcements have been around for a decade or more, but none of them have come true. The FIDO Alliance (Fast Identity Online), founded in 2012, with a member list reading like the Internet Who-isWho, has been gaining so mcuch traction with its proposed standard security protocol, that this time chances are great that the password based authentication will be killed. In this session we will talk about the concept behind the FIDO protocol and understand the benefits the FIDO standard can create inside and outside the enterprise.


Alexei designs and writes software for Google's identity, authentication, and security team.  Alexei is tightly involved with Google's strong second factor efforts and the standardization and open protocol development through the FIDO Alliance.  Prior to joining Google, Alexei worked...

20 years of experience in the IT security industry in various sales, business development and engineering positions. Previous at McAfee and RSA Security.

Donal O'Shea is responsible for the FIDO Alliance' seminar program. Having spent the past two-and-a-half years helping to grow the FIDO membership, Donal is now focusing on getting the FIDO message out around the world to prospective members and particularly to the rapidly growing base of...



European Identity & Cloud Conference 2015

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€1980.00 $2475.00 S$3168.00 21780.00 kr
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  • May 05 - 08, 2015 Munich, Germany