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USA Today

Passwords: The horrible security we all use

Elizabeth Weise, USAToday, September 9, 2014

Security Today

Q and A with Chief Information Security Officer at Duke University about Yubico

Case Study, Security Today, September 3, 2014


Linux kernel source code repositories get better security

Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, ZDNet, August 19, 2014

The Register

Linux kernel devs made to finger their dongles before contributing code

Neil McAllister, The Register, August 18, 2014


FIDO Alliance member demonstrate new authentication standards

Gina Jordan, SecureIDNews, July 24, 2014

Financial Times

Tech groups race to reinvent passwords 

Hannah Kuchler, Financial Times, June 27, 2014

Security Daily

Ram Shriram Joins Yubico as Investor and Advisor

Security Daily, June 11, 2014 


Former Google board member joins Yubico 

Andrew Hudson, SecureIDNews, June 6, 2014


“Discussing the FIDO Alliance with Yubico”

InSecurity, May 26, 2014

Information Security Buzz

“Multi-Factor Authentication For Financial Services And The FIDO Alliance”

Stina Ehrensvard, Information Security Buzz, May 19, 2014


“Make your passwords stronger with Yubikey and LastPass”

Jonathan Yaniv, Trusted Nerd, May 5, 2014

Secure Ninja

“Stina Ehrensvärd talks to Secure Ninja TV about YubiKey technology”

Alicia Webb, Secure Ninja, March 17, 2014

Constellation Research

“Yubico: Digital Keys Come of Age”

Steve Wilson, Constellation Research, March 1, 2014


“Yubico and the FIDO Alliance Promise an End to Passwords”

Neil Rubenking, PCMagazine, February 28, 2014


“Yubico Extends Two-Factor Authentication to CERN”

Sean Michael Kerner, eWeek, February 13, 2014

The Guardian

“Password security for SMEs”

Jack Bedell-Pearce, The Guardian, January 21, 2014

Serious Wonder

“Planning Password Obsolescence: NFC and the YubiKey”

Gabriel Sistare, Serious Wonder, January 20, 2014


“Authentication pushing password out to pasture”

John Fontana, ZDnet, January 10, 2014


“New Technologies Could Mean Never Having to Remember a Password Again”

Kimberlee Morrison, SocialTimes, January 13, 2014


“FIDO authentication at CES 2014”

Darlene Storm, Computerworld, January 6, 2014


“CES 2014 Preview: Security”

Fahmida Rashid, PCMagazine, January 6, 2014

MIT Technology Review

“CES 2014: A Technological Assault on the Password”

Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review, January 8, 2014


TechZone 360

“FIDO Ready Products on Display at CES”

Peter Bernstein, TechZone 360, December 23, 2013


“Even Good Passwords Are Bad. You Need Two-Factor Authentication”

Neil J. Rubenking, PCMagazine, December 20, 2013

The Paypers

“Google plans to put an end to user-generated passwords”

The Paypers, December 3, 2013


“Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete”

Amadou Diallo, Forbes, November 30, 2013


“What is a YubiKey?”

InSecurity, November 29, 2013


“Facebook Pushes Passwords One Step Closer to Death”

Robert McMillan, Wired, October 3, 2013


“Make Your Password Manager Even More Secure with a $25 Yubikey”

Melanie Pinola, Lifehacker, October 10, 2013

Government Technology

“Why Do We Still Use Passwords?”

Chad Vander Veen, Government Technology, October 30, 2013


“Winner of the Technology showcase at Privacy Identity Innovation, 2013”

Voted by the audience at pii2013, September 18, 2013

CBS News

“How secure is Apple iPhone’s Touch ID?”

Dave Johnson, CBS News, September 17, 2013

Wall Street Journal

“Say good buy to the password”

Andrew Blackman, Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2013

The Street

“Login with one single security key to any number of services”

Tamara Chuang, The Street, September 12, 2013


“The case supporting the NSA’s PRISM decrypting”

Byron Acohido, USA TODAY, September 6, 2013

New York Times

“Beyond Passwords: New Tools to Identify Humans”

Somini Sengupta, New York Times, September 10, 2013

Next Woman Business Magazine

“Partnering with Google to create a secure Internet”

Beth Pitts, May 14

“10 women to watch in tech in 2013”

Christina DesMarais,, Jan 29


“Always on: The future of passwords”

Mollie Stone, CNET TV, March 12


"Google declares war on the password"

Robert McMillan, Wired, Jan 18, 2012

NBC News

“Will tiny gadgets replace passwords? Google thinks so”

Devin Coldewey, NBC News, Jan 18, 2013


"Google wants your next password to be a physical one"

Darrell Etherington, TechCrunch, Jan 18, 2013