Author: Yubico Team

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YubiKey Static Password Offers Up Options

One of the original functions on the YubiKey is a static password for use in the password field of any application. Such an option seems to challenge common misgivings about reusing passwords. And we would agree. But if you look a little deeper, the static password, which has attracted more users than we thought it might,

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U2F Webinar: From Concept To Implementation

Note: This webinar was recorded on Oct. 27, 2015. The video recording is embedded at the end of this blog. Ever wonder what’s under the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) covers? How to build U2F into your own service or project? Or what’s the extended value of your YubiKey? Now that U2F is catching fire as

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Sep 30, 2015

Versatility, Scale, Innovation Define YubiKeys

Depending on the numbers you consult, there are nearly three billion people on the internet, mostly protected by usernames and passwords, and nearly 100 million servers with limited or no protection. They are joined by an untold number of hackers feasting on this reality. This week, Yubico took on that scenario in a live webinar

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Jul 8, 2015

Yubico Webinar: Google Talks Security Key, Apps

Google is doubling down on authentication with a strong commitment to FIDO’s Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol and Yubico’s Security Key as part of an expanding emphasis on security. The cloud computing giant joined Yubico on a live Webinar to continue a conversation entitled “Google for Work, FIDO U2F, and YubiKeys.” A recording of the

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May 6, 2015

U2F, Google, Yubico Lead Authentication Makeover

The authentication landscape has been altered and evidence of that can be seen among a trio of front runners: FIDO U2F, Google and Yubico. This week, Yubico laid out the details during a live webinar entitled “FIDO U2F, Google Drive for Work and YubiKey,” that is now available for playback online. The in-depth discussion starts

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Apr 21, 2015

Google Tools Boost Value of YubiKeys, FIDO U2F

Deploying enterprise software or services that lack a management console is comparable to jumping out of a plane without a parachute. It’s just not done without damaging consequences. Today, Google delivered a parachute to all high-flying enterprises seeking managed two-factor authentication for their Google Drive for Work deployments. The company updated the Drive for Work Admin

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Dec 18, 2012

YubiKey NEO and OpenPGP

In this post, we will take you through the steps to enable the YubiKey NEO’s OpenPGP applet on a production YubiKey NEO. YubiKey NEOs are currently shipped with an OpenPGP applet already installed but disabled. You will need to enable the Applet functionality of the YubiKey NEO before you can use the OpenPGP applet. To

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Changes to the YubiKey VIP

We’ve made some changes to the YubiKey VIP! Previously, the YubiKey VIP came with a Symantec VIP credential used with services that support the Symantec VIP second factor authentication. If you wanted to use the YubiKey with a YubiCloud service (such as LastPass) you would need to add a YubiCloud credential to the YubiKey VIP.

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Nov 1, 2012

RFiD and the YubiKey NEO

When Yubico first introduced the YubiKey RFiD in 2009, it provided users with an unmatched integration of physical and network security. Many facilities with existing RFiD based security systems have integrated the RFiD YubiKey into their systems, allowing users to use one device to access their office space as well as network account. The RFiD