Leverage device-native biometric authentication powered by WebAuthn to verify end users and provide a secure, passwordless login experience.
WebAuthn is the W3C and Fido Alliance standard that allows desktop and mobile browsers to authenticate users with built-in device biometrics or physical hardware keys.
Passwords aren’t great for security. They’re complex, and they can be forgotten, reused, and compromised. However, passwords are still used often as the only source of customer authentication. WebAuthn biometrics add secure user authentication method to protect your application from malicious threats.
Another forgotten password leads to password reset emails and texts, authenticator applications, and complex MFA steps. And by the end, your end user is frustrated at the steps, despite them being secure requirements for your application. WebAuthn device biometrics improve the end user's experience, allowing them to use their face or fingerprint for authentication.
FusionAuth prompts the user to log in with the same device-native authentication that they use to unlock their devices. And if using device biometrics isn’t possible, you can use other passwordless options like email magic links.