Author: Ronnie Manning

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GitHub no longer accepts passwords for Git authentication, secure your accounts with YubiKey

GitHub has been a longstanding supporter of strong security for its customers and developer communities. From its most recent support for using U2F and FIDO2 security keys for SSH, to its 2019 announcement of Web Authentication (WebAuthn) support for security keys and 2015 Universal Second Factor (U2F) support, the company has continued to give its

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Jul 26, 2021

Join Yubico at Black Hat USA 2021 for an in-person and virtual look into the future of authentication

This year, Black Hat is celebrating its 24th year! We’re excited to be back both virtually and in person. Will you be in Vegas or catching all the action online? Either way, we’d love to see you!  You can visit us at Black Hat USA 2021 in Las Vegas at booth #1471 to see live

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Yubico and ID.me provide remote identity proofing, YubiKey delivery, and strong authentication for NY Air National Guard (and see our joint presentation at Identiverse)

The pandemic has forced a digital transformation of how and where employees work at an accelerated rate, driving remote work scenarios for tens of thousands of state and federal personnel. These accelerated work scenarios require users to be strongly verified and authenticated. A strong binding between the remote identity proofing process and the authenticator is

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Yubico research reveals that cybersecurity best practices, including password protection, and employee training in the UK, France, and Germany are lackluster with the proliferation of employees working from home

We all know there have been major paradigm shifts in the workplace caused by the pandemic. With the explosion of working from home (WFH), millions of employees now call their basements and bedrooms home offices. Security professionals scrambled to put together employee onboarding and authentication protocols that met new cybersecurity requirements for remote employees. Over

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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

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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

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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

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#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

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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,