Announcement posts

  • FusionAuth is a 2023 Best Place to Work

    FusionAuth has been named a Best Place to Work and Best Startup to Work from BuiltinDenver. It was our first time applying for the awards, and we are honored to be included in the 2023 list.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.42

    FusionAuth version 1.42 shipped on December 7, 2022. This release includes the ability to force MFA, rehashing of passwords on password change, and to allow users to unlock their account by changing their password, and more.

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  • FusionAuth awarded High Performer in 3 Categories in G2’s Winter 2023 Report

    As we round out 2022, we are proud to announce that FusionAuth has been recognized in G2’s Winter 2023 report. This was our debut year in the quarterly industry report published by G2.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.41

    FusionAuth version 1.41 shipped in November, 2022. These releases include WebAuthn support, improvements to Steam login, and IdP provisioning for the FusionAuth administrative user interface.

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  • We'll see you at AWS re:Invent 2022

    AWS re:Invent is one of the largest technical conferences in the world. In the cloud space, it is the go-to event. This week there will be tens of thousands of attendees in Las Vegas, Nevada. The FusionAuth team will be among them, and we’d love to see you.

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  • Introducing the FusionAuth Early Access Program

    The Early Access Program (EAP) provides existing customers on any plan the opportunity to upgrade to a preview version of the latest FusionAuth codebase prior to general availability.

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  • Introducing biometric authentication

    FusionAuth, the developer-focused authentication platform, today announces the addition of biometric passwordless login using WebAuthn to its long list of authentication features. This enables application developers to offer the convenience and security of using built-in fingerprint and facial recognition from their mobile and laptop computers, without the need for any installed apps.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.40

    We’re excited to announce the release of FusionAuth version 1.40.0. It shipped on Sep 16, 2022. This release includes native windows installation, Okta SCIM support for deactivation of users, and a change to how you can install the MySQL driver, as well as other bug fixes.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.39

    We’re excited to announce the release of FusionAuth version 1.39.0. It shipped on Sep 11, 2022. This release includes better support for JSON patch, SCIM, and locales.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.38

    We’re excited to announce the version 1.38 releases of FusionAuth. These shipped in mid-August, 2022. These releases include bug fixes and group webhooks.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.37

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.37 of FusionAuth. It shipped in August, 2022. The 1.37 release includes bug fixes, multi-factor authentication (MFA) policies for applications, an API to mark a user’s email address as verified, and the ability to limit webhooks to certain tenants.

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  • FusionAuth is going to KCDC

    It’s conference season! Last week we were at THAT, next week we’ll be at KCDC (The Kansas City Developer Conference). This is a developer focused conference which happens in downtown Kansas City Aug 8-10. We’re sponsoring KCDC this year.

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  • We'll see you at THAT Conference

    THAT Conference is a developer focused conference which takes place in several locations, including in Texas and Wisconsin. It’s happening this week in Wisconsin.

    This year, FusionAuth is sponsoring it.

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  • We'll see you at Gluecon

    Gluecon is a developer focused conference in the Denver metro area. I’ve been to this conference many times; I always learn something, meet interesting new people, and have great conversations. It’s happening this week in Broomfield Colorado.

    This year, FusionAuth is sponsoring it.

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  • FusionAuth Expands Support for Authentication Workflows Spanning Multiple Systems

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced a new capability enabling software developers to build complex authentication workflows spanning multiple systems and cloud services. The feature, called “Lambda HTTP Connect” allows customers to exchange data with other systems during authentication processes. A frequently requested feature, it is important for any software applications needing data from separate directories or microservices to properly authenticate and authorize end users.

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  • FusionAuth Secures SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced it has received its SOC 2 Type 2 certification. Achieving SOC 2 Type 2 compliance, which is focused on the security of an organization’s systems, illustrates to customers that FusionAuth is maintaining its adherence to one of the most stringent, industry-accepted auditing standards for service companies. FusionAuth, which was launched in 2018, achieved its SOC 2 Type 2 certification very early in its company lifecycle because it was focused on governance, risk and compliance practices since its inception.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.36

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.36 of FusionAuth. It shipped in mid April, 2022. The 1.36 releases include bug fixes, a new Identity Provider, and SCIM support.

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  • FusionAuth achieves SOC2 Type II certification

    The FusionAuth team is proud to announce that we have completed the rigorous audit process and have now earned SOC2 Type II certification for our entire organization, including the FusionAuth product.

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  • Spring Framework CVE: How it affects FusionAuth (TLDR: It doesn't)

    The recent announcement of CVE-2022-22965, where “a Spring MVC or Spring WebFlux application running on JDK 9+ may be vulnerable to remote code execution (RCE) via data binding,” has some folks asking if FusionAuth is affected. This CVE is also known as the “Spring4Shell” vulnerability.

    FusionAuth is not affected by this vulnerability in Spring. FusionAuth uses a different MVC framework, Prime, so there is no way that any FusionAuth applications could be compromised.

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  • FusionAuth Supports ARM Architecture; Makes Authorization Simple for Developers Building on ARM Architecture

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced its support for ARM-based architecture. Since its inception, FusionAuth has committed to running anywhere, and supporting the ARM architecture further allows developers to run FusionAuth where and how they want. By working with ARM processors, the company is able to support additional use cases such as IoT and high-performance cloud platforms that are built on ARM-based architectures.

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  • We'll see you at GDC

    The Game Developers Conference brings the game development community together. This year there will be thousands of attendees in San Francisco, CA the week of March 21st.

    The FusionAuth team will be among them, and we’d love to see you.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.35

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.35 of FusionAuth. This version shipped Mar 9, 2022. 1.35 includes bug fixes, internal updates, and support for HTTP requests in FusionAuth lambdas.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.34

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.34 of FusionAuth. This version shipped the week of February 21, 2022. 1.34 includes bug fixes, security improvements and built-in support for PBKDF2 with a 512 bit derived key length.

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  • Inversoft Adds Andy Grolnick and Kendall Miller to Its Board of Directors

    Inversoft, Inc., the parent company of software products FusionAuth and CleanSpeak, today announced the addition of Andy Grolnick and Kendall Miller to its board of directors. Mr. Grolnick and Mr. Miller will join other board members to help steer Inversoft toward creating organic growth for both FusionAuth and CleanSpeak.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.33

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.33 of FusionAuth. This version shipped February 7, 2022. 1.33 includes a ton of bug fixes, official Docker support for a number of architectures, and improvements to the MFA process.

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  • Inversoft, Inc. Reports Record Results on 314% annual FusionAuth ARR increase

    Inversoft, Inc., the parent company of software products FusionAuth and CleanSpeak, reported record results for the year ending December 2021, posting 168% growth in annual recurring revenue (ARR) at year end across both product lines, with FusionAuth adding a record 314% growth alone. GAAP revenue rose 73% year-over-year, with the significant difference reflecting the rapid rise in sales during 2021 to be recognized in 2022. Results were driven by increased awareness, product leadership, and rising demand in core markets of gaming, fintech, SaaS providers, and software based consumer services.

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  • We'll see you at CodeMash

    CodeMash is a tech stack agnostic technical conference and has been around since 2014. This year there will be hundreds of attendees in Sandusky, OH, learning about topics ranging from creating Alexa skills to mob programming to accessibility to testing. All the fun happens next week, starting Tuesday, January 11.

    The FusionAuth team will be among them, and we’d love to see you.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.32

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.32 of FusionAuth. This version shipped the week of December 13, 2021. 1.32 includes a ton of bug fixes and improvements to the Identity Providers feature.

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  • Omedym Chooses FusionAuth Customer Identity and Access Management to Scale Customer Growth; Replaces Former Cloud Provider

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, has been chosen by Omedym as its customer identity and access management (CIAM) platform. The digitized demo solution previously worked with a cloud-based identity provider and open source frameworks but made the change because with its rapid growth it had hit the boundaries of what they could offer. After reviewing multiple CIAM vendors, Omedym chose FusionAuth for reasons including its ability to work in a multi-tenant environment, extensive SSO options, and its developer-first approach to authentication.

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  • Log4j CVE: How it affects FusionAuth (TLDR: It doesn't)

    The recent announcement of CVE-2021-44228, which allows for “arbitrary code loaded from LDAP servers when message lookup substitution is enabled” through a vulnerability in log4J has many people double checking the dependencies of their Java applications. This CVE is also known as the “Log4Shell” vulnerability.

    FusionAuth is not affected by this vulnerability in Log4j. FusionAuth uses a different logging framework, Logback, so there is no way that any FusionAuth applications could be compromised.

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  • We'll see you at AWS re:Invent

    AWS re:Invent is one of the largest technical conferences in the world. In the cloud space, it is the go-to event. This year there will be tens of thousands of attendees in Las Vegas, NV the week after Thanksgiving. The FusionAuth team will be among them, and we’d love to see you.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.31

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.31.0 of FusionAuth. This version shipped on November 18, 2021. 1.31.0 includes a ton of bug fixes and improvements to the Identity Providers feature.

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  • FusionAuth Adds Enterprise Kubernetes Support, Making It Simple to Add Authentication & Authorization Support to Kube Clusters

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced Enterprise Kubernetes Support. Building on Kubernetes is a solid foundation for microservices and other modern architectures, but in today’s zero trust environments, developer teams still need a way to ensure that access is limited to authorized users and services. By deploying FusionAuth into their Kubernetes clusters, teams have an API-first, developer friendly identity provider for all their credentials and token management needs.

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  • FusionAuth Names Don Bergal as CEO to Further Advance Sales of Company's Developer-First Identity and Access Management Platform

    FusionAuth, the authentication and authorization platform built for developers, today announced Don Bergal as the company’s chief executive officer (CEO). Mr. Bergal assumes the CEO role from Brian Pontarelli, founder of FusionAuth, who will become the company’s chief technology officer (CTO). In his role as CEO, Mr. Bergal will oversee all of FusionAuth’s operations with an emphasis on sales and marketing to accelerate organic growth for the organization.

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  • FusionAuth Introduces Advanced Threat Detection to Help Safeguard User Identity

    FusionAuth, makers of the complete, developer-focused API-first identity and access management platform, today announced FusionAuth Advanced Threat Detection. This suite of features provides additional security for FusionAuth users, protecting their customers from cyber attacks that prey on identity-related themes. FusionAuth Advanced Threat Detection was created with developers in mind, giving them robust security features that are simple to implement into their apps and software right out of the box. The new offering also monitors user behavior to determine if users are who they say they are, further securing their identities.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.30

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.30.0 of FusionAuth. This version shipped on August 12, 2021. 1.30.0 includes a robust Advanced Threat Detection feature, adds 38 webhook events, resolves issues for FusionAuth community members, and more!

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.29

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.29 of FusionAuth. This shipped on July 10, 2021. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.28 or earlier.

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  • Takeaways from Identiverse 2021: Covid thoughts, FIDO and more

    Identiverse is an annual, vendor agnostic identity and access management (IAM) conference. I attended the 2021 incarnation in person last week and wanted to share a few takeaways.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.28

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.28 of FusionAuth. This shipped on June 7, 2021, with follow on point releases planned shortly. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.27 and older.

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  • FusionAuth Advanced MFA Gives Developers Flexibility, Control in Deploying Authentication Factors

    FusionAuth, makers of the complete, developer-focused API-first identity and access management platform, today announced FusionAuth Advanced Multi Factor Authentication (MFA). The new offering aligns with the company’s commitment to Developer Ergonomics – giving developers more flexibility and choice in deploying authentication within their organizations. With FusionAuth Advanced MFA, developers can layer in different authentication factors such as TOTP, multiple phone numbers or email addresses, step up authentication, applications and even new factors as they are introduced to the market.

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  • NextAuth, SSO with the Login API, and duplicate key errors

    The FusionAuth community has an active online forum, and I wanted to highlight some recent topics. In general, forum discussions focus on FusionAuth, how to solve problems with it, and how to integrate the auth system with other software packages and systems.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.27

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.27 of FusionAuth. This shipped on May 5, 2021, with follow on point releases in the following five days. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.26 and older.

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  • FusionAuth Launches Entity Management; Simplifies Creating & Managing Fine-Grained Permissions Across All Applications

    FusionAuth, makers of the complete, developer-focused API-first identity and access management platform, today introduced Entity Management, a powerful new product that allows developers to model and grant fine grained permissions not just to users but to servers and systems, as well.

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  • Additional JWT headers, verification emails, and disappearing registrations

    The FusionAuth community has an active online forum, and I wanted to highlight some of the recent topics.

    Forum discussions vary in topic and depth, but focus on FusionAuth, how to solve problems with it, and how to integrate auth systems with other software packages.

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  • Supercharge Development with FusionAuth

    Businesses have begun to acknowledge that the physical health of developers is an asset. As a result, many workstations now come equipped with furniture and devices designed to encourage natural posture, reduce exertion, and function within optimal reach zones. Such tools boost productivity by helping eliminate employee absences caused by repetitive strain injuries.

    But employers often overlook the mental strain developers can experience from repetitive and complex coding tasks. Fortunately, the team at FusionAuth is working to reduce such pain points in the massively complex customer identity access management (CIAM) space.

    Read more over at hostingadvice.com

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.26

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.26 of FusionAuth. This shipped on April 20, 2021. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.25 and older. This was a big release!

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  • C# API calls, SMTP configuration and authentication

    FusionAuth has an active online forum. The forum discussions vary in topic and depth, but are focused on FusionAuth, how to solve problems with it, and how to integrate auth systems with other software packages.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.25

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.25 of FusionAuth. This release shipped on Mar 11, 2021. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.24 and older.

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  • Congratulations Auth0 on the acquisition by Okta

    Congrats to Auth0, their employees and investors on their acquisition by Okta! This validates that CIAM is a crucial part of any application and that outsourcing it to a provider like Auth0 just plain makes sense. The identity community owes a lot to Auth0, and that includes FusionAuth.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.24

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.24 of FusionAuth. This release shipped on Feb 11, 2021. This version resolves issues for FusionAuth community members and customers on versions 1.23 and older.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.23

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.23 of FusionAuth. This release shipped on Jan 11, 2021. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.22 and older.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.22

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.22 of FusionAuth. This release shipped on Dec 1, 2020. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.21 and older.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.21

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.21. The 1.21 release shipped on Nov 10, 2020. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.20 and older.

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  • dealcloser chooses FusionAuth, saves two months of development time

    Alex Trauzzi is a Developer & Software Architect building dealcloser, a transaction management hub for legal professionals. We sat down with him to chat about how he and his team are using FusionAuth’s Enterprise Edition to meet their auth needs.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.20

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.20. The 1.20 release shipped on Oct 26, 2020. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.19 and older.

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  • Partnering in The Passwordless Decade

    Today HYPR announced the launch of Velocity, our Partner Program aimed at building a strong passwordless ecosystem.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.19

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.19 of FusionAuth, which shipped at the beginning of September. This version delivers new features and resolves issues for users running any older version.

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  • Disclosure conference report: a good time was had by all

    Disclosure is an annual, vendor agnostic security conference. I attended the 2020 incarnation and wanted to share my experience.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.18

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.18. The 1.18 release shipped in July, 2020. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.17 and older.

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  • Zendesk Single Sign-on (SSO) with FusionAuth and HYPR

    FusionAuth is an excellent centralized identity management platform, if we do say so ourselves. In a webinar tomorrow, I’ll be walking through how to set up single sign-on authentication between Zendesk, the popular customer support platform, and FusionAuth. In under 10 minutes, you’ll see how easy it is to configure Zendesk to use SAML to integrate with FusionAuth.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.17

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.17. The 1.17 release shipped on Jun 2, 2020. This version delivers new features as well as resolving issues for users on version 1.16 and older.

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  • Announcing FusionAuth 1.16

    We’re excited to announce the release of version 1.16. The 1.16.1 release shipped on May 18, 2020. The 1.16.x versions deliver innovations across the FusionAuth platform as well as including fixes that solve several issues for users on version 1.15 and older.

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  • Open Office Hours To Ask Anything About Identity, Authorization, and Authentication

    On December 17th we had the first of what will be many Open Office Hours here at FusionAuth and we are damn happy with how it went. The first time out of the gate for anything always brings risks of glitches but everything went down as smooth as a fine whiskey. Check out the video and summary below to see and hear for yourself.

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  • Denver Startup Week Wrap Up

    Denver Startup Week is the largest free startup event on the planet, attracting more attention and growing larger every year. This year was no exception with a record 20,000+ people participating in more than 350 sessions hosted in venues and offices across the city. It’s clear that Denver has assembled a powerful mix of tech expertise, entrepreneurs, and funding channels into a fertile incubator for innovative startups.

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  • AngularDenver is Next Week!

    If you are an Angular developer or looking to add it to your skillset, get to Colorado next week for the second annual AngularDenver conference. Angular experts from around the world will be sharing their best strategies and techniques with the 400+ attendees already registered. According to the organizers there’s still room, but space is running out quick so buy your tickets soon!

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  • FusionAuth 1.7 Release Provides Advanced Consent Management and Family Relationship Models

    Summer is here and so is FusionAuth 1.7! This release adds sophisticated Consent Management and Family Relationship Models that simplify obtaining and tracking individual and parental consent choices. There are also a few changes and minor fixes in this release for issues discovered by QA testers and our community of users on Stackoverflow and Github. Get an overview of the consent management and family relationship models below, and visit the release notes and documentation for full details.

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  • FusionAuth Snags Identity and Access Management Product of the Year

    We’ve got some exciting news: FusionAuth was awarded Identity and Access Management Product of the Year by Enterprise Security Magazine. When we found out, we were stunned. At first they notified us we were included in their Top 10 Identity and Access Management Solution Providers and that was exciting enough. Every year they identify a group of ten companies they consider to be at the forefront of IAM that are disrupting the marketplace.

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  • FusionAuth Identity & Access Management Solution Is Recognized with Industry Distinctions from Leading SaaS Review Platform

    CompareCamp, a B2B and B2C technology review site, recently awarded FusionAuth the 2019 Great User Experience and Rising Star Awards. This is a huge accomplishment. We created FusionAuth to provide a free, powerful customer identity access management (CIAM) platform for every app in every size organization.

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  • Join us for Boulder Startup Week

    Do you have the incredible skills to start your own business and be successful? The heros at Boulder Startup Week (BSW) can show you how you can do it without becoming a green rage monster in the process. This year BSW—the original startup week event—is celebrating ten years of bringing together the marvels of the technology, business and entrepreneur communities. FusionAuth is proud to be one of the many presenters, volunteers and sponsors that bring this event to life.

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  • FusionAuth 1.6 Adds SAML Support and More

    If you haven’t seen it on Github yet, we are always taking feedback and suggestions on what our clients need from FusionAuth. This week we are releasing Version 1.6 and are stoked to deliver it to you. We’ve added a few new features and made some minor fixes for issues discovered by our community of users on Stackoverflow and Github. Get the brief overview below, and visit our release notes for the full details.

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  • FusionAuth Reviews from Around the World

    It’s been only a few months since we launched FusionAuth and the reviews are coming in from all over. So far, developers are loving it! What’s not to love? We designed FusionAuth to deploy in seconds, integrate with any codebase, and run anywhere on any platform.

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  • FusionAuth 1.4 Adds Self-Service Registration, TypeScript Client Library & More

    FusionAuth 1.4 was just released and is available for direct download and through our FastPath one-line install. It includes new features, a few changes, and some minor fixes for issues discovered by our excellent community and QA testers. Get the brief overview below, and visit our release notes for the full details.

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  • The FusionAuth website - How we do it

    We recently launched the FusionAuth website, so I thought it would be fun to write a blog post about how we build the site. We use a combination of a couple of tools, some scriptage, and Jekyll. If you want to check out our source, this website is stored as a public repository in Github here: https://github.com/FusionAuth/fusionauth-site.

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