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The Anatomy of a Phishing Email: 5 Things to Look For Before You Click

Phishing attacks are now considered the main source of data breaches. 91% of cyber attacks start with a phishing email * Ten years ago, if you asked someone what ‘phishing’ was, they probably would have no idea. Since then, times have changed considerably; phishing attacks are now responsible for a significant number of major data

Mar 14, 2018

Yubico CEO recognized as the Most Powerful Swedish Woman Entrepreneur 2018

On Thursday, March 8, Yubico CEO & Founder Stina Ehrensvard was named “The Most Powerful Woman Entrepreneur, 2018” by Veckans Affärer, the leading weekly business magazine in Sweden. “With a product that is becoming a world leading standard, she is today one of Sweden’s most powerful, as well as most successful entrepreneurs,” shared the jury

Buckle Up for a Safer Internet

Some cynics say that the problem of internet security will only continue to get worse, and that there is nothing we can do, but manage and minimize damages and losses. As an optimist, I completely disagree. Throughout our existence, people have faced and resolved extremely complex and evolving challenges—a great example of which is automobile

Feb 11, 2018

Find your perfect YubiKey match

At Yubico, we love security. As we approach Valentine’s Day, we’re reminded of this, and we want to share the love! From February 12 to 18, we are offering a 25% discount on the purchase of two single YubiKeys (Hint: keep reading). Share the second key with a loved one or use it as a

Yubico Simplifies Smart Card Deployment in the Enterprise

In the enterprise, smart cards simplify login to computers, VPNs, and online applications. Smart cards are also used for digitally signing emails and documents. While smart cards are known for delivering strong authentication, they are not simple to deploy. For example, to use a smart card in an enterprise setting, an admin must install client

Feb 6, 2018

PetitionThat with the YubiKey

Today, the World’s Largest Developer Expo + Conference, DeveloperWeek 2018, opens at the Oakland Convention Center with thousands of developers participating from all over the globe. As a warm up for the conference, hundreds of developers participated in the DevWeek 2018’s hackathon and pulled an all-nighter on Saturday. Over 160 teams coded and collaborated for

Why 2018 will be the year for authentication hardware

A journalist recently asked me why the world is seeing the return of hardware authentication. My response is that hardware actually never went away. Today, there is no more prevalent form of user verification than hardware. If there had been an easier and more secure way to deploy and revoke user credentials for billions of