OPPO Joins FIDO Alliance To Support Passwordless Logins

Oppo has joined the FIDO Alliance, an open industry association which aims to promote new passwordless authentication systems for computing devices.

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Fri Oct 14, 2022 - 16:00

OPPO Joins FIDO Alliance

Adds Support for Passwordless Logins

OPPO has officially announced that it will be joining the FIDO Alliance, which is an open industry association that aims to develop new authentication standards that will replace the traditional password-based login system. OPPO will not only adopt the public passkey cryptography and protocols defined by FIDO, but it will also help support the development and implementation of the latest FIDO standards.


The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance was founded back in 2012 to help reduce the use of passwords as the standard of authentication for computing systems. It was meant to address the high administration costs involved in changing and resetting user passwords and the considerable security risks from weak passwords and password reuse across multiple accounts. Other than Oppo, this alliance also features some of the most popular tech companies in the world, such as Google, Microsoft, and Qualcomm.

To make that happen, the organizations involved in the effort worked on developing new standards for password-free identity authentication and login for websites, services, and applications. Currently, the Alliance is working on promoting the adoption of its latest authentication specification, called FIDO2, which provides a secure and convenient technical framework for passwordless logins, utilizing basic public passkey cryptography and related protocols.

Now that Oppo is part of this alliance, users can expect future OPPO smartphones to use the "passkey" system to log in to different services across browsers, apps, and platforms. When using multiple smart devices, users will be able to automatically access their FIDO credentials on the core OPPO device without re-enrolling every account on other OS platforms or browsers.


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