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Date: July 20th 2021 | Author: Rik Merrikin | Topic: Investor News

20 July 2021

INTERCEDE GROUP plc

(‘Intercede’, the ‘Company’ or the ‘Group’) 

Intercede achieves FIDO2 certification

Intercede, the leading specialist in digital identities, credential management and secure mobility, is pleased to announce that its  MyID credential management software is now formally FIDO2 certified. The certification has been awarded after MyID passed FIDO (Faster IDentity Online) Alliance interoperability trials. FIDO is a set of open authentication standards backed by technology leaders including Microsoft, Apple, Google, Intel, Facebook and Amazon.

The FIDO2 standard enables users to easily authenticate into applications and services via mobile and desktop environments using common devices. FIDO2 specifications incorporate the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Authentication (WebAuthn) specification and FIDO Alliance’s Client-to-Authenticator Protocol (CTAP).

This certification means any organisation currently using MyID v12+ will have a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) credential management system and FIDO authentication server out-the-box to issue, manage and authenticate with FIDO credentials with any FIDO certified authenticator.

Intercede Chief Product Officer, Allen Storey said: “This is a platform evolution of MyID that we are hugely excited about as it significantly increases our Target Account Market. As a FIDO certified product, MyID brings FIDO to the enterprise, introducing an entirely new level of control. Person/key binding, policy control, revocation management and centralised auditability are all a part of MyID, handing IT teams the control they need to adopt FIDO for their employee identity deployment.  Supporting both PKI and FIDO uniquely gives our customers the flexibility they need to use the best form of strong authentication that best fits their business needs”

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About Intercede

Intercede is a cybersecurity company specialising in digital identities, derived credentials and access control, enabling digital trust in a mobile world.

Headquartered in the UK, with offices in the US, we believe in a connected world in which people and technology are free to exchange information securely, and complex insecure passwords become a thing of the past.

Our vision is to make the highest levels of cybersecurity available to organizations and consumers alike, solving complexity and scalability issues by managing high volumes of digital credentials.

We have been delivering trusted solutions to high profile customers for over 20 years. Our team of experts has deployed millions of identities to governments, most of the largest aerospace and defence corporations, and major financial services and healthcare organizations, as well as leading telecommunications, cloud services and information technology firms, providing industry-leading employee and customer credential management systems.

For more information visit: www.intercede.com


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