Author: John Fontana

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FIDO Aims at Standardized Strong Authentication

In the early 1990s, a company called Softswitch found itself at a strategic crossroads in that it held the key to integrating disparate electronic messaging systems. So strategic, in fact, that Lotus Software paid $62 million to acquire the company and send a ripple of fear through its main email competitor Microsoft. In a story

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Danish Experts Tap YubiKey Security for Government and Banks

When security consultant Ian Qvist talks about YubiKeys, he does so with a knowing grin and the knowledge he’s tightening security without adding complexity. Qvist works with customers such as government agencies and Danish banks whose IT teams are looking for answers to specialized security needs. “We use YubiKeys in a lot of places,” says Qvist,

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When Will YubiKey NEO Work with iPhone 6 NFC?

Yubico has heard this question a lot over the past days since the iPhone 6 was released with NFC support. The answer would be “now” if Apple had an open ecosystem, but that likely won’t be the case for another 12-16 months. But put a pushpin on your roadmap, the YubiKey NEO will be a multi-factor authentication

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Welcome to the Future, It’s about to Get Really Interesting…

This week ushered in my start with Yubico and I couldn’t be happier to be a part of what is going on here. The challenge in any new job is that while your colleagues are at a full-on run, you’re still learning how to walk. But after five days, I do know I better catch