FEITIAN Obtains FIDO2 CTAP2.1 Certificates
Jul 21st, 2022
Beijing, China and Santa Clara, CA — July 21, 2022 — We are pleased to announce that 2 models of FEITIAN FIDO authenticators, the ePass FIDO2 and ePass FIDO2-NFC, are now FIDO2 CTAP2.1 certified.
CTAP2.1 introduces some new features, including enterprise attestation (EA), authenticator credential management and Bio enrollment, set minimum PIN length and force change PIN, always require user verification and etc. All the enhancements not only make it convenient but also enhance the security. EA enables binding of an authenticator to an account using a persistent identifier, which makes enterprises able to tie a registration to a specific authenticator, allowing management functions such as tracking key distribution and usage. For more details, please refer to fidoalliance.org/fido2-enhancements.
As a FIDO alliance board member, FEITIAN keeps contributing to the FIDO alliance as a pioneer in authenticator since 2013, developing different form factors of FIDO hardware authenticatos such as USB-A, USB-C, NFC, BLE, Apple lightning and Biometric. FEITIAN was one of the first to obtain all FIDO2(CTAP2.0) and U2F certifications for its authenticators. In addition, FEITIAN became the first security key vendor to achieve FIDO Biometric Component Certification in 2021, which is mandatory for FIDO Level 3. Now with the FIDO2 CTAP2.1 certifications for ePass FIDO2 and ePass FIDO2-NFC authenticators, FEITIAN strengthens its leading position as well as the capability to provide a better secure solution in the field of authentication.
Founded in 1998, FEITIAN Technologies has its US headquarters in Santa Clara, CA. The company is dedicated to building a full range of strong authentication, identification, and payment solutions using a variety of Security Key and Smart Card formfactors. FEITIAN is a member of Microsoft Intelligent Security Association (MISA), a Board Member of the FIDO Alliance, and is a Technology Partner for Google. FEITIAN is a leading worldwide provider of Fingerprint Biometric Passwordless Authentication. Globally, the company has over 1,000 employees, more than half of whom are focused on research and development. FEITIAN serves clients in over 150 countries with leading enterprise, financial, telecom, government, education organizations.