The new standard is available on browsers, Android and Windows
WebAuthn allows you to access sites using biometrics, USB sticks, mobile devices or smartwatches. In this way it is possible to set aside the need to enter a username and password in the appropriate spaces on the internet.
This means that the bad guys will no longer have an easy life, and the risks of seeing their sensitive data intercepted by keyloggers and malware will be virtually canceled. W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe is satisfied, describing WebAuthn as a step towards the future.
Support touches Windows 10, Android, Chrome, Firefox, Edge and Safari. The standard, therefore, would already be usable but for the implementation on the totality of the websites as primary verification method it could take months if not years.
We just have to wait and, in the meantime, use passwords that are not hi123.