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Embracing Passwordless authentication: WebAuthn on Android

Christiaan Brand

Product Manager

Google

WebAuthn is a cross-industry initiative (between Google, Apple, Microsoft and many others) which aims to reduce our reliance on passwords while strengthening online security. Android has been leading the charge for a number of years and in this session we'll take a deeper dive into FIDO/WebAuthn for Android and show you have you can move your users to a world without passwords.

Christiaan Brand co-founded financial services security firm Entersekt in 2009. He has since moved to Google where he’s part of their security and identity teams. Brand is a frequent industry commentator on all areas involving cybercrime and cybersecurity and is co-chair of the FIDO2 technical working group with the FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance looking to standardize strong online security protocols.