Microsoft, Apple and Google Team Up on Passwordless Standard

Some of the world’s biggest tech companies are throwing considerable weight behind a common passwordless sign-in standard that could finally signal the end of static credentials for many users. Apple, Microsoft and Google announced plans to support the FIDO Alliance and World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standard, making it easier for websites and apps to deliver end-to-end passwordless authentication via fingerprint/face scan or device PIN.

Link: Microsoft, Apple and Google Team Up on Passwordless Standard
via http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com

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