On December 8th, 2020, VinCSS, a subsidiary of Vingroup JSC, receive another FIDO2 certification from the FIDO Alliance for its high-end strong authentication key product line – VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint. This is the fourth international FIDO2 certificate that Vingroup has achieved in the past 12 months, the previous three certificates are for VinCSS FIDO2® Touch 1 key, VinCSS FIDO2® Server and VinCSS FIDO2® VOS key on Vsmart phones.
VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint key will be the flagship product of the VinCSS FIDO2® Ecosystem due to the simultaneous integration of fingerprint biometric capabilities with Bluetooth / NFC connectivity to provide an “one touch-contact less” authentication experience at the highest level of security for users in accordance with the international standard FIDO2.
VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint key with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity
VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint product was born entirely from Vingroup’s technology ecosystem in accordance with the spirit of “Make in Vietnam”. The entire processes of R&D, board design and firmware development were carried out at VinCSS R&D Center. The industrial design, mass production and finishing were done by Vinsmart. VinCSS and Vinsmart experts have had to overcome many challenges to produce a high-end strong authentication key product with technology and design rival world-class peers.
Especially, VinCSS has also launched a unique design initiative to solve the problem of users hesitate to carry a key or forget the key by providing an optional accessory to attach the key directly to the backside of the phone. The accessory holds the authentication key and acts as the phone stand, which makes it convenient for users to merge the key with the phone (which is something that the users always carry).
Built on the platform of this technology, VinCSS will continue to integrate the biometric FIDO2 authentication key technology to other fields and in other form factors such as applications on smartphones with fingerprint sensors, smart bracelet, smart watch, smart door lock, smart car control system to enhance the authentic experience for users.
Video passwordless experiment with VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint Bluetooth/NFC prototypes
Beginning from a company specializing in cybersecurity of Vingroup, VinCSS has charted for itself yet another new course and with the launch of the VinCSS FIDO2 Strong Authentication Ecosystem. After just one year, VinCSS has become an emerging startup for strong authentication and recognized by the community.
Completing the research and development phase of the VinCSS FIDO2® Ecosystem, starting from 2021, VinCSS will begin the mission of promoting the transformation and adoption of strong passwordless authentication in Vietnam and will step by step participate in the world market with many strong authentication products and services in accordance with the FIDO2 standard. Hardware FIDO2 key products will be sold online in Vietnam and many international markets. Soft FIDO2 key will be released on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For small and medium enterprises (SMB), VinCSS will soon introduce VinCSS FIDO2® Cloud service to help businesses avoid high infrastructure investment cost in the form of rent by each month. It will help business save costs, increase investment efficiency and implement integration quickly.
Particularly, VinCSS will have a program to coordinate with Vietnamese agencies and organizations to transfer technology at a very reasonable cost, contributing to the rapid and widespread adoption of strong, passwordless authentication technology in Vietnam.
VinCSS is currently looking for partnership in R&D and business at a global level to help accelerate the adoption of pasworldless solution globally.
*** VinCSS FIDO2® Fingerprint product will be available in the market starting Q1 / 2021.
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