The YubiKey is loved by 30,000 customers, Fortune 100s and more than a million individual users in 120 countries
Yubico has shipped millions of YubiKeys to more than 30,000 customers in 120 countries around the world. YubiKey users range from independent developers to e-governments and world leading enterprises. Below is a selection of customers and use cases currently available for the public.
The new open authentication initiative and protocol, presented earlier this year in Wired and an IEEE paper, has now been successfully proven with thousands of YubiKey NEOs and users. By end of the year we expect more than 100,000 protocol compliant YubiKey NEOs being deployed within Google and elsewhere.
Ubuntu & Canonical
The leading open source community and sponsor company use YubiKey
“We use the YubiKey, configured for OATH, as one of multiple authentication methods. The YubiKey is our preferred choice for our users and support staff, as it quicker and easier to use, in particular for systems requiring frequent authentication.”
-Ricardo Kirkner, Account Services Team Manager, Canonical Ltd
The YubiKey Standard, Nano and NEO are used today by 5 of top 10 cloud and social media companies. User feedback include “so easy to use”, "love the form factor" & "most awesome authentication solution ever"
Headquartered in Switzerland, Novartis is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies, employing nearly 100,000 people worldwide. The company uses YubiKeys for securing access to a corporate web portal with Single Sign-On, from any computer and location.
US Fire Departments
Santa Clara County Fire Department and fire fighters use YubiKey for fast and secure computer access.
“The YubiKey is much quicker and easier to remember than a manual entry of a password in an emergency situation.”
Jim Swanson, Fire Captain, Santa Clara County Fire Department, USA
Leading U.S. Department of Defense organizations use YubiKey, YubiRADIUS and YubiHSM for authenticating staff remotely and protecting cryptographic secrets on servers. The high security requirements validates Yubico’s best practice security processes.
Swedish municipalities and shools use YubiKey to protect the online identity for staff and students.
“We have made significant cost savings, eliminated all administration using Google’s services, while providing superior online identity protection of our staff and students.”
Torbjörn Lundström, IT administrator at Swedish high school Arlandagymnasiet.
Agfa, the international imaging and medical equipment company, uses the YubiKey for corporate remote access.
“Apart from lower token hardware cost, Agfa also expects the support cost to be greatly reduced.”
Erik Ruwalder, Agfa ICS organization, Belgium
London 2012 Ceremonies
London 2012 Ceremonies Ltd, was set up to produce the Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The company used Yubikeys for securing access to critical IT-applications.
Microsoft has built support for the YubiKey to increase security for cloud platform Windows Azure applications.
“Being able to integrate solutions for two factor authentication is becoming increasingly more important as customers move their existing assets to the cloud”
Robert Folkesson, Architect in the Developer and platform group, Microsoft Sweden
The YubiKey is used throughout the Turkey e-government, including Customs and Social Agency.
“The Nordic Edge solution combined with YubiKeys has many advantages. It is easy to roll out, easy to use, scalable and very flexible with its many ways to authenticate users.”
Umut Yesilirmak, IT Security Manager at General Directorate of Social Assistance and Solidarity in Turkey.
Partially Sighted Engineers
The Yubikey is used for secure company login at one of the worlds largest Internet companies. Users also include partially sighted engineers, using their YubiKeys at work every day, validating its unmatched ease of use.
YubiKey has been integrated in Symantec VIP authentication service, used by leading online services, including PayPal and eBay.
“By integrating the VIP Authentication Service into the YubiKey, Yubico can now provide its customers with increased levels of security at the touch of a button.”
Kerry Loftus, senior director of product management for User Authentication at Symantec, USA.
Leading politicians in multiple countries use YubiKey for secure single sign-on to websites, email and social media channels.
One of the leading energy companies in the Netherlands, enable their customers to securely authenticate large amounts of online orders with YubiKeys.
The vacuum cleaner innovator, has made a successful integration of the YubiKey.
“It took 20 minutes and 11 lines of code to integrate the YubiKey with our internal intranet based password management system.”
Matt Morgans, Global IT Security Manager, Dyson Ltd, UK.
Leading open source collaboration has integrated support for YubiKey authentication and use it to access high security hosts.
“The Yubikey is backed by a free software stack and can be used agnostically with other free software, making it well-suited for the rest of the Fedora team’s processes”
Mike McGrath, Red Hat engineer and leader of the Fedora Infrastructure team.
IT services, network and communications provider to more than 150,000 businesses and over one million consumers in USA. The company is a Yubico customer.
The leading Internet service provider and web portal in Portugal is using YubiKey for staff end users.
“Through this partnership, we were able to provide our users with a thorough understanding of two-factor authentication with YubiKey”
Abílio Martins, Portugal Telecom’s Board Member.
Boral Limited has an existing Juniper SA remote access platform and converted their RSA Two-Factor Authentication solution to Mi-Token utilizing the YubiKeys as the token form factor. Boral staff can now login securely with YubiKeys and significant cost savings.
Goldsworth Primary School
UK school using YubiKey Authentication for easy and cost-effective VPN connectivity.
"Staff and teachers at Goldsworth Primary School love the ease of use and increased productivity they have obtained from their secure VPN connection with the YubiKey."
Jo Barber, IT technician for Goldsworth Primary School
Lerum Municipality choose YubiKey to meet Government Requirements for Online Identity Protection.
“We choose the YubiKey as it offers great security, is very robust and easy for children to use. We also highly appreciate that it works well on iPads and tablet computers as well.”
Anna Mybeck, ICT Coordinator Lerum’s municipality
A public transportation provider in Oregon has replaced their legacy authentication solution with the YubiKey.
“YubiKeys are easy to use, appear to be extremely durable, and I appreciate the extra security of being able to program them with your own secret key.”
Michael Crino, Network Communications Systems Engineer, TriMet, USA
The global financial service, based in Japan, uses and provides custom configured YubiKeys for securing BitCoin transactions.
"If we would have known that the YubiKey was so quick to implement and cost efficient prior to our security breach, we could have saved ourselves a world of headaches."
Adam Turner, Mt. Gox, Japan
The popular password manager service, offers YubiKey authentication for their users.
“Lastpass, when used in conjunction with the YubiKey, is a great combination for delivering simple and secure password management”
Joe Siegrist, CEO and founder of LastPass.
The local bank in California secures access to networks and services with YubiKey.
“Murphy Bank needed a way to add two-factor authentication to the Oracle Portal. We ordered YubiKeys and wrote a small API that could be added to any Portlet.”
M. Mikkelsen, Senior Software Developer, Murphy Bank, USA
University staff uses YubiKey for securing access to networks and services.
The leading marketplace for access to money managers, is using YubiKeys for secure single sign-on.
“With OneLogin and YubiKey, we are able to login securely to all our corporate applications as well as thousands of online services with one password and a simple click of a button.”
Pascal-Louis Perez, CTO, Wealthfront, Inc.
A leading cloud server management application, has integrated YubiKey for securing own staff and customers.
“The reasons for choosing YubiKey was that it’s secure – technical specifications are open. It’s portable – most of our employees carry it around on a key chain. And it’s easy to use – you don’t need to have any extra software installed”
Robert Hrdinsky, Community Manager at Cloudkick, USA
FastMail, an e-mail service provider, enables their users to login easily and securely with the YubiKey.
“YubiKey provides a simple yet robust solution, ensuring that people can login and access their email on any machine without the worry of their authentication details being stolen.”
Rob Mueller, Co-Founder and Lead Architect, FastMail.FM, Australia
The IT solution company with over 800 eNerds in 9 countries uses YubiKeys for access to company services.
“The YubiKey is truly making multi-factor authentication economical and practical for everybody from small & medium enterprises through to large corporate environments.”
David Redekop, co-founder, Nerds on Site, Canada
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research is a non-profit consortium of North American universities supporting atmospheric science. The consortium has successfully deployed YubiKeys to its community members.
City of Boca Raton, Florida
City of Boca Raton in Florida uses the YubiKey for secure file storage.
"Instead of using a 20-character password as TrueCrypt suggests, we decided to use the YubiKey with a static password to validate the access to the volume”
Walt Scrivens, Information Security Officer, City of Boca Raton, Florida, USA
eCommerce solutions provider, uses YubiKey to secure access to their systems and maintain PCI compliance.
“We needed to meet the highest level of PCI compliance requirements. Of all solutions evaluated, the YubiKey was by far the most robust, easy and cost-efficient solution to integrate.”
Sean Cook, CEO ShopVisible, USA
European online gaming company uses YubiKey for authenticating staff and partners.
”We required a high security solution that was easy to integrate and easy to use. The YubiKey fulfils our needs”
Jarl Modén, Product Manager, Entraction, Sweden
A global open source community is developing the wide range of applications for the YubiKey.
“Implementing the challenge-response encryption was surprisingly easy by building on the open source tools from Yubico as well as the existing full-disk encryption in Debian.”
Tollef Fog Heen, Debian package maintainer, Norway
US government funded healthcare project, uses the YubiKey with disk encryption Truecrypt.
“Our health coaches must use their YubiKey with a static password and an additional string to unlock the computers. We expect to serve at least 80,000 Missourians with this system”
Matthew G. Hile, Research Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Missouri Institute of Mental Health, USA
The world leading stroke patient register, is using YubiKeys to comply with government security requirements.
“We believe the system will work well.”
Per Ivarsson, Riks-Stroke secretary
Solutrust, a Mexican solution provider for accounting of trust funds, offers YubiKeys for easy and secure access to their service and software.