10:25 AM - 10:50 AM
Seattle Ballroom
speakers

Securing the Individual

Whitfield Diffie has long believed that if stealing identities or compromising online systems had required breaking cryptography, then the current state of cybersecurity would be very different. To him, cryptography was always the key security and, perhaps more importantly, privacy technology to help protect individuals. In this keynote, the ...
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1:35 PM - 1:58 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Deploying Passwordless Authentication for Employees at IBM

Digital transformation at large enterprises has resulted in the complete dissolution of the traditional corporate intranet and the cumbersome defense-in-depth safety measures that provided. Employees now routinely login to enterprise applications and systems via the open internet, meaning that the attack surfaces for corporate espionage are broad and always ...
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2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

The FIDO Fit in Identity Verification and Binding

Identity verification is an essential piece of the secure authentication puzzle, and validating a user’s identity with high assurance is an important aspect to account onboarding and account recovery when a FIDO device is lost or stolen. In this session, speakers will provide an update on FIDO’s identity verification ...
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2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
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Journey towards Password-less Authentication at Target

Target’s Identity & Access Management team constantly explores new technologies, solutions and techniques to improve and secure the team member login experience when accessing enterprise applications. The goal is to achieve a frictionless, yet secure login experience for hundreds of applications that are integrated with Target’s Single Sign on ...
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2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Security Key Deployment for Political Organizations

EMILY’s List has moved to 100% security key for second factor with its staff. Mike will discuss building organizational buy-in, challenges for deployment, and best practices.   Key Takeaway: Attendees will recognize the importance of key-based authentication and phishing mitigation for high risk organizations, getting over difficulties with staff ...
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3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

APIs Are Enablers: How the OpenID Financial-grade API (FAPI) is Driving Open Banking

Providing standards-based APIs for enabling access to financial data puts end-users in control of their financial data by letting them use the financial applications of their choosing to access and organize their financial lives. In 2017, the OpenID Foundation’s Financial-grade API (FAPI) working group published specifications enabling high-security API ...
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4:00 PM - 4:25 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Lesson’s Learned from Going Passwordless at CVS Health

Enablement of self-help through digital assets is important to our various lines of business and is crucial to our success. Safeguarding of member information is one of our core values. At CVS Health, we need an authentication platform that is both easy to use and secure. With FIDO2 we ...
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

Standards and the Future of Payments

As e-commerce grows as a percentage of total retail sales, so does fraud – and retailers are looking to adapt. With the Fraud Attack Index reporting that 1.5 million consumers whose accounts had already been compromised had additional accounts opened in their name, retailers need to consider identity verification ...
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5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Best Practices Implementing FIDO For Consumer Authentication

You’re now convinced that implementing FIDO passwordless authentication for your consumers makes sense for your organization, but where do you start? What are the considerations and best practices for a successful implementation? The good news is that many organizations have taken that journey, and are benefitting from providing their ...
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9:05 AM - 9:28 AM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

How Passwordless Takes Center Stage for the Next Generation of Authentication

For the past 60 years, passwords have been the enterprises’ primary authentication method. The assumption that a particular person is the only one with access to that secret is no longer valid due to breaches and credential stuffing techniques that have increased exponentially as enterprises expose more services as ...
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9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Why PNC puts FIDO at the Center of its Audacious new Digital Transformation

Under the visionary leadership of Sridhar Kotamraju, PNC Bank (already the 8th largest in the US) has embarked on a bold and comprehensive digital transformation, with cutting-edge identity assurance technology—and FIDO certification—at its core. With an audacious goal of cutting fraud and account takeovers to near zero, while simultaneously ...
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Facebook Workplace Embracing WebAuthn on Mobile – A Case Study

WebAuthn and FIDO2 are finally available on iOS! Users can now authenticate over a Lightning connector and NFC taking advantage of all the latest security and usability advancements using Web Authentication. This isn’t just theory, we’ll show you how Facebook used all these pieces to add WebAuthn/FIDO2 support to ...
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10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

Authentication as an Enable of Better Privacy

There are two sides to the digital authentication coin when it comes privacy; it helps mitigate privacy risks against unauthorized access to individuals’ information, but it also generates privacy risks such as tracking and profiling when not executed carefully. Public and private sectors have various levels of experience giving ...
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11:30 AM - 11:55 AM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

FIDO with Push Notifications for multi-factor authentication and beyond

The identity and authentication landscape is rapidly evolving and using passwords as a primary means of authentication is no longer a reliable option. Existing solutions for better authentication are either too complex to adopt or difficult to use. FIDO as an authentication standard is trying to bridge this gap ...
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12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Scalable, Multi-Factor Authentication in the Netherlands

In this presentation, we will discuss two use-cases for large-scale multi-factor authentication in the Netherlands: one in higher education and research, and one in a government-to-citizen setting. Government Passwords are the most horrible and insecure authentication mechanism. It is near impossible to educate users on how to handle them ...
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1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

What is the Future of Authentication with PKI and FIDO2?

As the industry slowly begins its transition to FIDO2/WebAuthn integration, companies and government agencies will grapple with many questions. For the vast majority, the questions will focus on user experience, transition strategies, as well as operational and technical support questions. For those organizations that have a Public Key Infrastructure ...
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1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

US Army Enterprise Authentication Service FIDO2 Implementation

The United States Army provides enterprise authentication services through its Enterprise Access Management Service – Army (EAMS-A) proxy service. This service is available to all Army personnel as well as to other branches of the Department of Defense (DOD). Currently, EAMS-A uses the DOD Common Access Card (CAC) as ...
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2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1
speakers

AtTESTation

A relying party may want to accept a specific set of FIDO2 authenticators with certain security properties, particularly for higher risk authentication transactions (such as a funds transfer). An AtTESTation—a concept introduced in the WebAuthN specification—helps convey these properties to relying parties via an untrusted network. In this presentation, ...
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2:00 PM - 2:25 PM
Seattle Ballroom 2 & 3
speakers

Don’t Compromise on Security or User Experience: You Can Have Both

In the cybersecurity industry’s valiant pursuit to keep everyone secure in all use cases, we sometimes forget that the authentication solutions we design will be used and implemented by humans. With everything starting and ending with who your customer is, it’s important to recognize that IAM is a critical ...
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2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Seattle Ballroom 1

Can Machine Learning finally eliminate passwords?

Replacing passwords with secure, friction-less authentication has been the Holy Grail for online security vendors. Many options have been tried with mixed results. With recent advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) we may be finally poised to deliver on this elusive promise.Can Machine Learning finally eliminate ...
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3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Seattle Ballroom
speakers

Authenticate the World!

The world is racked by fake news, identity theft, piracy and counterfeiting. With AI-driven Deep Fakes on the rise, voice and face biometrics are under threat, but the even bigger problem is truth. How will people navigate the Digital Economy if they can’t tell fact from fiction? How can ...
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