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May 10, 2021

GitHub now supports SSH security keys

Today, GitHub has announced support for using U2F and FIDO2 security keys for SSH, and we’re honored to have been an early collaborator in working with GitHub on developing this feature. This makes it easier than ever to use YubiKeys to secure all your GitHub access, making your SSH keys much more secure while maintaining

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Is your organization ready to go passwordless? Here is a list of questions to check your readiness and avoid the potholes later

We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating: the road to passwordless is a journey, not an overnight transition. At first, it begins with a basic understanding of what passwordless authentication is (and isn’t), but then it becomes time to take action and head further down the road. Still, the question for every enterprise IT

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The YubiKey 5 FIPS Series is here and there are 5 things you need to know

Today, we’re thrilled to announce yet another product milestone in addition to the launch of YubiHSM 2 FIPS — the long-awaited YubiKey 5 FIPS Series is now generally available. It is the industry’s first set of multi-protocol security keys with support for FIDO2 and WebAuthn, along with smart card (PIV/CAC), to receive FIPS 140-2 validation, Overall

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A Yubico first…introducing the YubiHSM 2 FIPS

Compliance mandates require many of our customers in regulated industries or in high-risk environments to prove adequate levels of protection for their data, no matter where it lives or travels. This is why today we’ve not only launched the YubiKey 5 FIPS Series but also the smallest FIPS-validated hardware security module (HSM) in the world,

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May 3, 2021

World Press Freedom Day: Uplifting security stories from the field

Today, Yubico celebrates World Press Freedom Day, a day committed to supporting a mission that we believe in whole-heartedly: protecting journalistic voices across the globe. Without the foundational pieces of free speech, democracy, or an open internet, our mission of making the internet a safer place will have no impact. So, to do our part

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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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Multi-factor authentication adoption: 75% of enterprise security managers plan to increase MFA spending according to new study by Yubico and 451 Research

Within a few days of last year’s pandemic shut down in March, the business world knew something had permanently changed about the workplace. Millions of workers flooded out of traditional office environments, perhaps never to return. Security professionals worldwide scrambled to make transitioning to remote work painless, but in many cases they weren’t prepared for