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Energy infrastructure security: Key takeaways from modern day cyberattacks

Energy grids have long been a target of cyber criminals looking to disrupt critical infrastructures and attacks across this sector have become commonplace across the globe.  The 2021 cyberattack in the U.S. on the Colonial Pipeline showed that password compromises can impact both IT and OT systems and that disruptions to these systems have far

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Yubico Authenticator 6 is here!

Earlier this year we announced the upcoming release of Yubico Authenticator 6, the next version of our YubiKey authentication and configuration app. We released a beta version, first for desktop, and then for Android, and we solicited your feedback. We got plenty of it, and have been busy incorporating a lot of it into the

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Certificate-based authentication with YubiKeys for Microsoft, 3rd party, and web applications now available on iOS and Android  

With Microsoft’s announcement today of its support for Azure AD Certificate-based authentication (CBA) for both iOS and Android devices, Yubico is excited to share that the YubiKey is currently the only external device that supports CBA on Android and iOS. Plus, the YubiKey is the only FIPS certified phishing-resistant solution available for Azure AD on

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Retailers and hoteliers: pay attention to Requirement 12 of PCI DSS v4.0

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) published version 4.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) at the end of March, kickstarting the transition from PCI DSS v3.2.1, which will be retired on March 31, 2024. Some new requirements may not take full effect until 2025, but that’s no reason to put them off.

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Phishing attacks are on the rise: are you prepared? 

It doesn’t have to be Cybersecurity Awareness Month to read a flurry of news about human-based phishing attack stories – also called smishing if the “fishing line” is cast via SMS. These attacks boil down to the art of tricking people into revealing personal information and credentials – including usernames, passwords, authentication codes, and sensitive

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New phishing-resistant solutions available now with Azure AD and YubiKeys

Microsoft recently announced the release of three new solutions that enable organizations to deploy Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) to fight phishing attacks in Azure, Office 365, and remote desktop environments. These solutions will be essential to mitigate phishing attacks and will play a key role in supporting organizations looking to comply with the Executive

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Five ways Yubico can help you accelerate and scale phishing-resistant MFA in 2023

Legacy multi-factor authentication (MFA) has not worked against modern cyber threats due to inability to stop phishing and other account takeovers. Modern MFA, such as YubiKeys, have been proven to stop phishing attacks and account takeovers in their tracks.  Only solutions based on Smart card/PIV or FIDO protocols are truly phishing-resistant because they require each