LoginID FIDO-Passkeys strong authentication

LoginID FIDO-Passkeys strong authentication - Build on top of Cognito | The Big Dev Theory | S3 | Ep.5

Stuart Clark
Amazon Employee
Published Aug 29, 2023
Last Modified Apr 19, 2024
In this episode of The Big Dev Theory on Twitch, we are joined by Yuriy Ackermann Head of all FIDO things and Product Manager atLoginID
In this session, developers will gain insights into seamlessly integrating FIDO-Passkeys for robust authentication within AWS's core IAM service, Cognito. This integration not only enhances security but also eliminates the reliance on traditional passwords, revolutionizing the way customer accounts are protected. The primary focus of this session will be on enabling developers to activate FIDO-Passwordless on top of Cognito. By doing so, they will explore the steps and best practices to implement this advanced authentication method effectively. Throughout the session, participants can expect to delve into the technical intricacies that underlie the integration, understanding the inner workings of Cognito and how FIDO-Passkeys fit seamlessly into this IAM ecosystem. Real-world use cases and scenarios will be explored, shedding light on the transformative potential of this integration, particularly in enhancing customer account security.
Key takeaways from this session will include a deep understanding of how to activate FIDO-Passwordless within Cognito, along with practical guidance, demonstrations, and hands-on examples to ensure developers are well-prepared to implement this cutting-edge authentication method effectively. By the session's end, developers will be empowered to secure customer accounts with enhanced FIDO-Passkey authentication while bidding farewell to traditional passwords. This forward-looking approach not only boosts security but also simplifies the user experience. Join us in this journey toward a passwordless future with Cognito and FIDO-Passwordless.
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Stuart Clark, Senior Developer Advocate @ AWS
Du'An Lightfoot, Senior Developer Advocate @ AWS

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