The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance has announced that more than 100 solutions are now FIDO Certified.Organisations with new FIDO Certified products announced today include: DDS, Egis, ETRI, EyeVerify, Feitian Technologies, Gemalto, Huawei, Infineon, Inside Secure, Ledger, Lenovo, LG Electronics, Longmai, Morpho, NXP, Raonsecure, Samsung SDS, Secuve, Watchdata Technologies, SurePass ID, and Yubico.There are also hundreds of millions of end-users' desktop and mobile apps will FIDO-enabled authentication protection available, the alliance noted, including from leading service providers, including Google, PayPal, Samsung, Bank of America, NTT DOCOMO, Dropbox, and GitHub.FIDO also noted that its authentication architecture is now enabled on devices from the top five global handset manufacturers.”This explosion of FIDO Certified products and adoption numbers confirm industry-wide endorsement of FIDO as the new strong authentication technology standard,” said Brett McDowell, executive director of the FIDO Alliance. “This increasing availability of FIDO Certified solutions creates an unprecedented opportunity for organizations to implement simple, usable and strong authentication and better protect customers, employees and data from the risks of data breaches, hacking and identity theft.”The growing collection of FIDO products and services aims to enable individuals and organizsations across enterprise, government, healthcare and financial services to eliminate weak username and password-based authentication and move to strong authentication for data security.The FIDO Alliance provides one unified specification and a robust certification process to ensure compliance and interoperability. For application or IT infrastructure developers, these same benefits apply, and FIDO Certified products offer a vast range of pre-certified solutions and services used to add biometrics or other strong authentication security to online applications and systems.