Apple has joined the alliance (FIDO), which is devising new ways to authenticate accounts and identity and sign in to them without the need for passwords.
And supports major American technology companies and others alliance (FIDO) and Apple was the most prominent names missing to join Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Samsung, Intel, and ARM and others.
This means that in the future we will see greater support for identity authentication and login for accounts in iOS and macOS without the need to enter a password, which means easier to handle and prevent its spread during penetration.
Apple currently provides two methods of access to accounts without a password, through the fingerprint TouchID and FaceID in various devices and to access them and for various applications.
More than a year ago, the alliance announced the advanced standard FIDO2, which provides access to accounts on the web and mobile sites as well, and Google supported it in Chrome on Android by using fingerprint support to enter your account on mobile internet sites.
The alliance also provides a standard (FIDO U2F) that provides a framework for access via USB keys and NFC, which supports Android and iOS systems.
It is worth noting that Apple allows its users to access their Mac computers via the Apple Watch as a way to authenticate identity without a password, and with its joining the alliance, it will create more easier ways, so that the traditional method of entering the password becomes a thing of the past.