Posts Tagged ‘BrowserID’

Mozilla Makes Authentication System Persona Community Project

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Given the widespread concerns about security and privacy, I’m kind of surprised that there hasn’t been more user interest in Persona …

When Mozilla launched Persona under the name BrowserID back in 2012, it had big plans for the authentication service. The primary goal was to make the authentication process on the web safer, more private, and better to use. BrowserID was renamed to Persona in the beginning of 2013, which resulted in Personas, the lightweight theme engine of Firefox, being renamed as well to avoid confusion.