Author: Derek Hanson

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How to add YubiKeys to Apple ID: A step-by-step guide

With Apple’s launch of support for security keys as a part of their iOS 16.3 update, users can now register their YubiKeys to their iCloud account. By taking this simple step, users can significantly increase their security – even if their iCloud account password is stolen.  Security keys are phishing-resistant because they require proof of

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Available now: Security key support for Apple ID on iOS 16.3

We have exciting news for our Apple users: just yesterday, as part of iOS 16.3, Apple announced the general availability of security key support for Apple ID accounts — so grab your iPhone and your YubiKey and turn it on today!  Check out our support center here for a step-by-step guide and setup instructions on how to

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Apple announces upcoming support for security keys: A look at the past, present and future of Advanced Protection with YubiKeys

In 2022, if one thing has been proven, it has been made very clear that not all multi-factor authentication (MFA) is created equal. Vulnerabilities with legacy forms of MFA, such as SMS, TOTPs, and mobile-based apps, continue to be the target and victims of data breaches, with attackers taking aim in record numbers in 2022.

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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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Yubico’s perspective and resource guide to passkeys 101

There has been a lot of information lately about the new ‘password-killing’ solution, the passkey. As we’ve discussed in previous posts on the topic, passkeys are a new industry term to make existing technology standards approachable to users. Passkeys are discoverable FIDO credentials that enable users to authenticate to websites without a password. Two types

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Mar 9, 2021

Yubico donates 25,000 YubiKeys to Microsoft AccountGuard customers in 31 countries

Today, Yubico is proud to announce that we are expanding our partnership with Microsoft AccountGuard to deliver YubiKeys, free of cost, to high-profile and high-risk organizations. Last year, Yubico and Microsoft joined forces to equip political campaigns and parties with robust identity and access management (IAM) and phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions ahead of the 2020 U.S. elections. Now, we’re extending these same protections to international election campaigns, human rights defenders, healthcare workers, journalists, and other high-risk organizations in 31 countries.

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Go Passwordless with YubiKey and Microsoft Azure Active Directory

Today, Yubico celebrates an important milestone in the evolution of modern authentication. We are excited to report that YubiKey passwordless authentication is now generally available to Microsoft’s Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) users, a critical step toward achieving better security without compromising usability. Nearly three years ago, Yubico started on this journey with Microsoft and

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AWS Expands YubiKey Support with AWS SSO WebAuthn Integration

Another win for FIDO at the heels of its first industry conference, Authenticate 2020.  AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) has introduced native WebAuthn support to secure user access to AWS accounts and business applications using strong, FIDO-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) with YubiKeys.  Broader choice of authentication methods by AWS SSO is a win for modern authentication that has historically

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Mar 27, 2019

Yubico Login for Windows Application Now Available in Public Preview

Every day, YubiKey users are protecting access to their data in cloud services like Gmail, Dropbox, and password managers, but these very same people also need to protect access to desktop and laptop computers as well. Thanks to the multi-protocol capabilities of the YubiKey, they can. The YubiKey can be used to log in to