via Lucas Garron, writing at GitHub’s blog, of outstanding security news at the eponymous version control site: GitHub now fully supports WebAuthn (Web Authentication) for security keys.
“The future of authentication: secure and easy-to-use
Account security is critical for GitHub. Although we support strong authentication options, many people still don’t use a password manager or two-factor authentication because individual passwords have always been the easiest choice.” – via Lucas Garron, writing at GitHub’s blog.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2019/8/25/webauthn-amp-github