eBay is one of the few websites to currently support passkey sign-on. | Image: 1Password
1Password customers are finally gaining access to the passwordless future we’ve been promised. Starting from June 6th this year, anyone with a 1Password account will be able to save and manage their passkeys — a biometric-based login technology that allows users to ditch passwords in favor of their device’s own authentication.
1Password hasn’t mentioned if this rollout will also allow users to replace their 1Password master password with a passkey, which was previously teased for a summer release.
The technology behind passkeys was developed by the FIDO Alliance, whose members include tech giants like Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Using public key cryptography, users can sign into apps and services using their device’s own…