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U2F, OpenID Connect Align For Mobile Authentication

A year ago, Yubico described a cord-cutting mobile world where hard-wired ports were not needed to accommodate the security benefits of strong authentication. Since then, growth in the mobile device market has continued its explosion, including 1.4 billion smartphones shipped worldwide in 2015, according to IDC. Couple this development with standards work by the FIDO

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An Open Internet Is The Only Way

Many years ago, when I first logged on to the internet, I was struck by something that may be described as a spiritual experience. Here was this place, where we were all connected, containing endless information for all of us to tap into. Later, I realized that we cannot take this great human experience for

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Yubico, Centrify Align On Authentication Versatility

Versatility is a theme that has emerged with the YubiKey, whether it’s support for Personal Identity Verification (PIV)-based capabilities, one-time passwords (OTP), or mobile authentication. These authentication options are attractive to users and businesses because they’re contained in a single YubiKey that solves multiple use cases, simplifies user training, and improves security.  Our partner Centrify

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Apr 15, 2016

YubiKey Gets SC Magazine Five-Star Recognition

“Weaknesses: None.”  When someone reviews your product, that’s a nice way for the write-up to start. Earlier this month, SC Magazine gave YubiKey 4 a five-star rating and tagged it a Best Buy in authentication. We don’t spend a lot of time patting ourselves on the back, but this honor recognizes goals we have always strived to

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GitHub Verify Feature Strengthens YubiKey Value

Often times, it’s the little things in life that bring the most satisfaction. For GitHub users, a shiny new “little thing” is available today. New “Verified” checkmarks in the Web interface document that commits are signed with GPG keys, which ensures the integrity of the code. No more downloading code from GitHub to verify commit

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Mar 23, 2016

UK First Government To Offer U2F-Secured Digital ID

The UK has spent the past five years on a digital transformation that is setting a world standard for how citizens securely interact with government online services. The UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS), which came online in 2011, will add in a few weeks a new verification service called GOV.UK Verify to this impressive project.

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Google publishes two-year study on use of FIDO U2F Security Keys

Key words often associated with two-factor authentication focus on simplicity, privacy, and security. Those words, however, are broad terms that need definition in order for consumers and enterprises to form opinions and make educated buying choices. FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) is no different, so Google recently published a research paper titled “Security Keys: Practical