Author: Ronnie Manning

How will authentication standards evolve in 2021 and beyond?

Authentication standards development is like a slow-moving, winding river. It often takes years of dedicated work to reach new milestones, yet it feeds the entire security ecosystem and sustains digital workflow safety throughout the enterprise. While the benefits of this river are often invisible to the end-user, CISOs and developers are thinking about the river’s

Apr 20, 2021

Yubico Q&A with John Kindervag, creator of Zero Trust and Senior Vice President at ON2IT

Zero Trust has truly come of age in the last 12 months, but there are misconceptions relating to what it is, where to start on the journey, and how organizations can achieve a Zero Trust environment. To further explore this topic, we recently sat down with John Kindervag, the creator of Zero Trust and current

Apr 2, 2021

Find us at Oktane21 and discover how Okta and the YubiKey bridge enterprises to passwordless

Okta’s premier identity conference, Oktane21, is taking place virtually on April 6-8, and Yubico is once again a proud sponsor. This year, Yubico will highlight our continued partnership with Okta and showcase the YubiKey as the key to trust.  Okta Adaptive MFA and the phishing-resistant YubiKey allow organizations to quickly and securely deploy strong multi-factor

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Mar 1, 2021

Customer YubiStories: How a biopharmaceutical company solved NFC authentication with a YubiKey and wristband

One of the greatest things about the YubiKey is that it can be used in virtually any environment and by any user. While we all know about the common user experience of plugging in your YubiKey then touching to authenticate, we often hear unique stories from our customers about how they used creativity to address

#YubiSecure: Take your Twitter security to the next level with increased 2FA support

Great news YubiFans! As of today, Twitter made it a lot easier for you to tweet safely and keep your accounts secure. Phishing-resistant YubiKey authentication via WebAuthn is now supported on Twitter’s desktop, Android and iOS mobile applications.  With native WebAuthn support throughout the Twitter platform, you can register and use a USB-, NFC-, or Lightning-compatible security key, like

Preserving democratic integrity and election security is a job for all of us

As we enter the final month of the 2020 U.S. presidential race, election security and fraud is top of mind for many. With the memory of the 2016 Podesta breach still fresh, we are a nation braced for cyber-attack impact.  Experts agree that, while countless security improvements have been made since 2016, we should expect more vigorous phishing attacks, data theft,

New Yubico for Free Speech Program Arms Nonprofits with Strong Authentication

2020 continues to be a challenging year in many ways for all of us, but today, we’re proud to share some hopeful news — Yubico is introducing the Yubico for Free Speech Program, an initiative designed to defend digital privacy, online security, and free speech for at-risk individuals and nonprofit organizations. As of July 1,

Acing election security in 2020: A conversation with Defending Digital Campaigns

2020 is a big year for the US electoral system, and with society moving to a remote structure amidst the current climate, elections may very well be the next big sector to feel an impact. US citizens could find themselves voting entirely remote — possibly through mobile phones or otherwise — changing the election security

Top 10 tips from employees for working from home

Recently, remote access has become the new way of working for many businesses and our team at Yubico has also had to adapt to this new reality. Last week, we published the first entry in our remote working blog series: 5 ways the YubiKey can protect your remote workforce from phishing and other attacks. Now,

Feb 26, 2020

Yubico continues to win global industry recognition in 2020

We’re just a couple months into 2020 and Yubico has already had the honor of receiving award recognition from several leading organizations for our efforts in developing innovative solutions that address some of today’s most pressing security challenges. At CES 2020, Yubico was presented with the Innovation Award for Mobile Accessories by IHS Markit for