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The Passwordless Future is Here: Are You Ready?

Tuesday, October 29 | 8:00am Central Daylight Time

Join to discuss:

  • Pain points that organizations face using standard usernames and passwords
  • Systems and processes used to correct poor password hygiene, and to what extent they're successful
  • What are the FIDO2 and WebAuthn standards and how are they being adopted
  • How will the future of passwordless login evolve


Join Nick Steele, R&D technical leader at Duo Labs, and Guido Appenzeller, Chief Product Officer at Yubico, for a candid conversation on the future of passwords. Breakfast will be provided.


  • Date:
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
  • Time:
    8:00am – 9:00am Central Daylight Time
  • Venue:
    Cisco Bloomington Office
  • Address:
    7900 International Dr, Bloomington, MN 55425

Presenter Info

Guido Appenzeller, Yubico

Guido Appenzeller is the Chief Product Officer at Yubico, where he focuses on product development and strategy to aid in making strong authentication truly ubiquitous. Guido was previously the CTO Cloud & Networking at VMWare, and before that he co-founded Big Switch Networks and led the company for 4 years as CEO. Guido also founded and was CTO at Voltage Security (acquired by HP). From 2008 to 2010 he was a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University. He was named a top Technology Leader on the MIT TR35, a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum and one of the 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and M.S. (Diploma) from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Nick Steele, Duo Security

Nick Steele has been making and breaking things on wide area networks for 10 years. Since finishing his degree in cognitive science, he has worked on a range of projects, all mostly related to computers. He is interested in user authentication and behavior, web development, and anchovy pizza.