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Passwordless Authentication & FIDO: The Future of Security?

Posted February 10, 2022 | Technology | Amplify
FIDO
This first article of the issue is from a team of cybersecurity researchers from a leading engineering institute in India. They explain how the ubiquitous problem of password authentication can be resolved using Fast Identity Online Alliance’s (FIDO) mechanism.
About The Author
Sibi Chakkaravarthy Sethuraman
Sibi Chakkaravarthy Sethuraman is Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India, where he is also coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Research Center. Dr. Chakkaravarthy Sethuraman is the lead engineer for VISU, an advanced 3D-printed Humanoid Robot developed by VIT. Previously, he was a visiting professor and member of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at… Read More
Aswani Kumar Cherukuri
Aswani Kumar Cherukuri is a Professor at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India. His research interests include information security and machine learning. Dr. Ch. Aswani Kumar earned the Young Scientist Fellowship from Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology and was awarded the Inspiring Teacher Award from The Indian Express (India’s leading English daily newspaper). He has worked on various research projects funded by the… Read More
Nandeesh Kumar Kumaravelu
Nandeesh Kumar Kumaravelu is Associate Professor in the School of Electronics Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India. His research interests include battery management systems, machine learning, deep learning, and network security automotive electronics. Dr. Kumar Kumaravel earned a PhD from the University of Rome, Italy. He can be reached at kumar.nandeesh@vitap.ac.in.
Aditya Mitra
Aditya Mitra is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India. His areas of interest include physical security and the Internet of Things. He can be reached at adityamitra5102@gmail.com.
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