Microsoft says enterprises can now roll out the use of security keys at scale, as it launches a public preview of FIDO2 security key support in Azure Active Directory (AD). The move is a major step towards a passwordless enterprise environment. (Azure AD is Microsoft’s identity and access management platform).
Security keys are available in a range of form factors, but commonly come as small USB key fob that creates a public and private key when registered. The private key can only be unlocked using a local gesture such as a biometric or PIN. Users have the option to