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YubiKeys, passkeys and the future of modern authentication

A lot has happened in the world of authentication and security since we first introduced the YubiKey back in 2008. In this blog, we’ll review where we are in the world of open authentication standards, discuss the addition of the ‘passkey’ term, and share what the future holds for modern WebAuthn/FIDO authentication.  Creating a global

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White House declaration: act now for cybersecurity attack protection

Last week, President Biden made a statement that couldn’t have been clearer in its message regarding cybersecurity attack protection to the private sector: “If you have not already done so, I urge our private sector partners to harden your cyber defenses immediately by implementing the best practices we have developed together over the last year

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YubiKey as a smart card on iOS

Certificate-based smart cards have been one of the most trusted and proven implementations of multi-factor authentication for over 20 years. There’s only one problem… the typical credit card-shaped smart card didn’t work well, if at all, on mobile devices without additional hardware and software.  Today, smart cards come in many form factors, from a credit

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Donating YubiKeys globally to those who need it most: A spotlight on Yubico’s Secure it Forward program

With current events unfolding daily around the world, the reality that everyone can be affected by impending cyberattacks has set in. Now, individuals around the world are wondering how to stay secure during tumultuous times like this (and in the future). So, what exactly are the best ways to secure oneself online and mitigate the

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Forging their own way: Celebrating women in technology on International Women’s Day

With today being International Women’s Day, it’s the perfect time to recognize female pioneers in technology who have made monumental impacts in their chosen fields of healthcare, finance, internet security, and more. Now more than ever, it’s critical that businesses continue to invest in diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging – simultaneously providing the support and

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Security considerations for the top 8 mobile device-restricted workplaces

When looking at enterprises and organizations, there are many different business scenarios that can be present when addressing secure authentication. Whether those be shared workstations, remote workers, or even privileged accounts, there is one in particular that introduces its own difficulties: mobile device-restricted workplaces.  It’s safe to say that there will always be workplaces which,

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Supply chain security in 2022

The SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline security breaches are two (of many) incidents that have made supply chain attacks go mainstream. The primary challenge for businesses is that supply chain defense isn’t easy given the hundreds, if not thousands of entry points that need to be monitored along the way. But there are best practices that