Joins different international expertise leaders like Fb and Google in an effort to scale back the world’s reliance on passwordsSAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 12, 2019 – Onfido, the award-winning international identification verification firm, at this time introduced it has been appointed to the FIDO Alliance Board of Administrators. Onfido joins different main international expertise corporations, monetary providers and ecommerce board members to assist ship on the Alliance’s imaginative and prescient for international standards-based authentication, to scale back the world’s reliance on passwords.Parker Crockford, Director of Coverage at OnfidoIn partnership with its members, the FIDO Alliance develops open, standards-based specs for interoperable robust authentication throughout cellular, internet and desktop functions. Via its use of on-device public key cryptography and handy authenticators similar to safety keys and biometrics, FIDO Authentication is safer, personal and straightforward to make use of than passwords and different types of robust authentication similar to SMS two-factor authentication. Onfido brings its international experience in AI-powered identification verification to the Alliance, in addition to its market data from partnerships with different established identification organizations such because the Higher Determine Coalition. With over 1,500 prospects spanning fintech, on-line marketplaces, automobile rental, healthcare, gaming and extra, Onfido’s end-to-end identification verification service helps preserve fraudsters off its prospects’ platforms. It does this in as little as 15 seconds by verifying new customers on the level of sign-up with a selfie and a photograph of their identification doc. “With information hacks offering an abundance of usernames and passwords, conventional authentication strategies similar to social safety numbers and knowledge-based questions have gotten outdated and extra weak to assault,” stated Parker Crockford, Director of Coverage at Onfido. “We’re excited to hitch the FIDO Alliance board and convey our experience in identification proofing, biometrics and machine studying to the group to assist set up a extra sturdy, safe means for shoppers to be authenticated and for companies to onboard prospects sooner.”“We’re happy to welcome Onfido to the FIDO Alliance board of administrators,” stated Brett McDowell, govt director of the FIDO Alliance. “Onfido brings modern identification verification expertise and a dedication to safety that aligns with the FIDO Alliance’s mission to develop safer and handy options that scale back the world’s dependence on passwords. We look ahead to their contributions as a board member, particularly as we discover requirements and finest practices for identification verification strategies within the context of identification binding to FIDO gadget registration and/or gadget restoration workflows.”About OnfidoOnfido verifies the world’s identities. We develop AI that types true IDs from false, after which compares them towards facial biometrics. That’s how we assist companies onboard extra prospects, extra securely. Our expertise brings extra customers onto your platform, driving down fraud danger at onboarding and past. Recognised as a world chief in machine studying, we’re backed by Salesforce and Microsoft.As a crew of 250 technologists unfold throughout 6 international locations, we’ve raised $60m in funding. We energy verification for 1,500 prospects together with, Bitstamp, Revolut and and FIDO Alliance are and can stay separate organizations, and every have taken and proceed to take steps to keep away from any confusion between the Onfido and FIDO manufacturers.For additional press data or enquiries, please contact [email protected]