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Chrome, Edge, Firefox to support new log-in standard WebAuth

Tuesday 10 April 2018 | 13:48 CET | News
Leading web browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox have announced their support for a new web authentication standard, aimed at improving security and reducing reliance on passwords. The decision to implement the standard developed by the FIDO Alliance follows the W3C standards group approving the WebAuth system for a candidate recommendation. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: FIDO Alliance / Google / Microsoft / Mozilla / W3C
Countries: World
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