Author: David Maples

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Go passwordless with the new Yubico WebAuthn Starter Kit

WebAuthn is the latest open standard for modern online authentication that is highly phishing resistant, combining high security with a simple and easy user experience. With WebAuthn, any web service can integrate strong authentication into applications using support built-in to all leading browsers and platforms. This means that web services can now easily offer users

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Flexible Modern Authentication with the Multi-Protocol YubiKey

Most organizations work with multiple services and applications, and thus different authentication protocols, to meet all their security needs. Oftentimes, the protocol is predetermined by the application or service provider. However, in other cases, a business or systems integrator has some flexibility on which integration approach or third party to use. When it comes to

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Apr 27, 2015

YubiKey NEO OpenPGP Security Bug

Yubico recently learned of a security issue with the OpenPGP Card applet project that is used in the YubiKey NEO. If you are not using OpenPGP, or have the OpenPGP applet version 1.0.10 or later, this vulnerability does not apply to you. The OpenPGP Card applet defect was inherited from the open-source software project “javacardopenpgp.” The

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The Future of Online Authentication

Last week, Yubico delivered a glimpse into the future of online authentication with a presentation at Mozilla. If you missed the live talk about FIDO Alliance Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) and in-the-browser authentication for the mass market, please watch the archived video below. In the 60 minute presentation, Yubico discusses the motivation behind U2F, provides

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Bank of America Joins FIDO Alliance

Today, Bank of America, has joined the FIDO Alliance and been appointed to the Board of Directors. Among the world’s leading financial institutions, Bank of America is committing to FIDO standards for strong authentication, along with other leaders in the financial sector, including Discover Financial Services, MasterCard and Goldman Sachs. “Historically, strong two factor hardware

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Feb 14, 2014

CERN Research Secured with YubiKey

Read about how CERN is using YubiKeys in eWeek CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, pioneers of the World Wide Web and one of the world’s leading scientific research centers, uses YubiKeys for securing critical services. “The YubiKey meets all our requirements thanks to its simplicity of use, its open algorithm and the available

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Jan 8, 2014

Yubico at CES

Yubico had an amazing time at the ShowStoppers event at CES yesterday evening. It was a night of rapid interviews with print and broadcast media, as Yubico spoke with more than 55 journalists! Such great conversations, demonstrations and interactions – Thank you to all who spent time with us! Are you looking for more of

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Facebook Deploys YubiKey and Duo Security

Yubico and Duo Security are happy to jointly announce today that Facebook has successfully deployed technologies from both companies to provide two-factor authentication across its enterprise. In order to securely authenticate software engineers to production networks and servers, Facebook needed a solution that provided quick and easy authentication, a fast rollout to employees, and the

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YubiKey NEO Composite Device

The YubiKey NEO differs from the standard YubiKey as it can become a composite USB device – presenting both a HID (Keyboard) and CCID (SmartCard) device to the host.  This allows us to support all the great features of the standard YubiKey and add new support for SmartCard functions.  Our last NEO post described the