Feitian Joins FIDO Alliance Board of Directors
Aug 29th, 2016
Beijing - August 29, 2016 - Feitian Technologies is honored and excited to join the Board of FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance. Feitian is committed to continue in the FIDO spirit to push for an open, scalable, and interoperable mechanism with seamless compatibility that supplants reliance on passwords to securely authenticate users of online services. Feitian has been a Sponsor member of the FIDO Alliance since January of 2014, and has actively developed a range of FIDO® Certified products consistent with this philosophy.
With nearly 20 years of experience in the strong authentication and digital security, Feitian offers proven expertise across the full spectrum of end-to-end solutions, enabling authentication choice to meet the diversified needs of users and organizations.
"Dedicated commitment to protect identity and secure access to online applications has been our focus since the company was established in 1998,"says Huang Yu, CEO and Founder of Feitian Technologies. He continues, "With the cloud and the Internet of Everything upon us, it is more important than ever to secure a connected world through reliable identification. By joining FIDO Alliance as a Board member, we can now accelerate our vision and continue our dedication to the FIDO specifications through the targeted development and production of FIDO-enabled computing devices for strong user authentication that meet the rapidly changing requirements of the industry and reduce the problems associated withpasswords."
The FIDO Alliance (www.fidoalliance.org) is the cross-industry consortia that has changed the nature of secure online identities with standards for simpler, stronger authentication to reduce reliance on passwords. The Alliance provides a rich set of specifications and certifications for an emerging and interoperable ecosystem of hardware, mobile and biometrics-based devices. This ecosystem enables web service providers to deploy strong authentication solutions that reduce password dependencies and provide a superior, simpler and trusted user experience.
“Feitian has demonstrated its commitment to the FIDO Alliance in both its certified product development investments and as a sponsoring member,” said Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance. “Now, we are pleased to welcome Feitian to our board of directors. And as a global security leader operating in 150 countries, they will provide us with valuable insights and continue to be a powerful force in helping spread FIDO-based authentication worldwide.”