Kuala Lumpur, March 6, 2015 SecureMetric Technology proudly announces that they have joined the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance in March 2015.
The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance was formed to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication technologies, as well as the problems individual users face in creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. FIDO Alliance membership includes global leaders in technology and industry.
Being the PKI Expert in the region, SecureMetric plans to cultivate innovative and more secure authentication by using FIDO specifications Which define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that supplant reliance on passwords to securely authenticate users of online services.
“The FIDO Alliance is proud of our associate member SecureMetric Technology for its dedication to the vision of industry standards for strong authentication. They join a powerful FIDO ecosystem vital to widespread adoption of interoperable, strong authentication that simplifies the user experience while raising security and privacy at the same time,” said Brett McDowell, FIDO Alliance executive director. “FIDO Alliance members embody the innovation that FIDO specifications enable.
SecureMetric is Southeast-Asia’s market leader in digital security industry with more than 17 years of experience in serving clients across the region. On top of supporting more than 3,000 software companies worldwide in protecting their software copyright and licensing, SecureMetric has successfully implemented high profile 2-Factor Authentication and Cryptography projects for well-known financial institutions and government agencies.
You can find out more about SecureMetric on the website www.securemetric.com
About the FIDO Alliance
The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, www.fidoalliance.org, was formed in July 2012 to address the lack of interoperability among strong authentication technologies, and remedy the problems users face with creating and remembering multiple usernames and passwords. The FIDO Alliance is changing the nature of authentication with standards for simpler, stronger authentication that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce reliance on passwords. FIDO authentication is stronger, private, and easier to use when authenticating to online services.