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LinkedIn Secures Employees with MFA, Okta, YubiKey

Weak passwords and the employees that use them are the biggest threat to IT security, Raj Nagalingam, Senior Systems Engineer at LinkedIn, told the audience at last week’s Oktane15 conference. LinkedIn and Okta MFA To combat such threats at LinkedIn, Raj has turned to Okta’s multi-factor authentication plus the YubiKey as one way to protect

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U2F Webinar: From Concept To Implementation

Note: This webinar was recorded on Oct. 27, 2015. The video recording is embedded at the end of this blog. Ever wonder what’s under the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) covers? How to build U2F into your own service or project? Or what’s the extended value of your YubiKey? Now that U2F is catching fire as

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GitHub, Yubico Introduce Millions To U2F

Today GitHub introduced U2F support enabling its users to access and protect the integrity of their software code with easy-to-use strong public key cryptography. GitHub’s volume of sensitive data demands proactive efforts to constantly improve security and access controls. Strong authentication, like that provided by U2F, helps protect against modern hacker techniques used in the current breach-filled

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Sep 30, 2015

Versatility, Scale, Innovation Define YubiKeys

Depending on the numbers you consult, there are nearly three billion people on the internet, mostly protected by usernames and passwords, and nearly 100 million servers with limited or no protection. They are joined by an untold number of hackers feasting on this reality. This week, Yubico took on that scenario in a live webinar

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U2F Thriving; YubiKey Nano Sales Retiring

It’s no secret Yubico is making a big investment in the FIDO Alliance’s U2F protocol, which we believe will significantly strengthen security on the internet. We are co-authors of the specification and no less than nine Yubico employees help steer the evolution of FIDO and U2F. Recently, we joined with Google and Dropbox to support

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Sep 10, 2015

YubiKey to Secure Okta Adaptive MFA

There is a trend developing in identity management focused intently on security that incorporates strong two-factor authentication. The YubiKey is an integral part of that trend as evidenced by our new partnership with Okta, providing additional mfa capabilities. Today, we provide more proof of that trend by announcing our partnership with Okta to integrate YubiKeys

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Sep 9, 2015

Secure Shell, Standards, And The YubiKey

In new entries added recently to the white paper section of our website, we’re detailing Secure Shell options using a YubiKey, and emerging standards that combine to solve online identity challenges. These white papers are a nice place to uncover some lesser-known YubiKey gems, learn a little more about our crypto strategy, or dive deeper