February 24-26, 2021
Online, Timezone GMT-5

Say Goodbye to Passwords and Hello to WebAuthn

We identify ourselves to websites daily, but as nearly ten billion leaked account details in "';--have i been pwned?" attest to, this process has a fatal weakness: passwords. Public key cryptography is the ideal goal, but until now it's been user unfriendly.

WebAuthn is a standard from the W3C and FIDO that solves this, while making it easy for website users, but how does it work, and how can you use it today?

Let's find out. Demo included!

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Ben Dechrai

Auth0

Ben Dechrai is a technologist with a staunch focus on security and privacy. This started at the age of 11, when he wrote software to stop his parents from breaking the family PC, and resulted in his working as a developer advocate for Auth0. He enjoys helping developers find the joy of experimentation, and can be found on Twitter and Instagram at @bendechrai.

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