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Dec 23, 2014

Authentication: More Maturity, Choices in 2015

The past 12 months have been stressful given breaches and privacy violations and countries blocking all or part of their citizens’ access to the Internet (which by the way turned 25 in May). As the calendar turns to 2015, there is unprecedented power and pitfalls harnessed in computing devices and digital life. All this connectivity puts

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FIDO Aims at Standardized Strong Authentication

In the early 1990s, a company called Softswitch found itself at a strategic crossroads in that it held the key to integrating disparate electronic messaging systems. So strategic, in fact, that Lotus Software paid $62 million to acquire the company and send a ripple of fear through its main email competitor Microsoft. In a story

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Nov 25, 2014

A Safer Internet for the Holidays!

There is a belief that colors have a profound effect on humans. Perhaps this is true. Colored YubiKeys are often requested by our customers to help them organize their YubiKeys. In October, our blue Security Key received rave reviews. So we’ve decided that one of our holiday offers should come in living color: the Limited

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Nov 24, 2014

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Invests in Yubico, Ram Shriram Joins Board

We are excited to announce that Ram Shriram, founding board member of Google, has joined Yubico’s board of directors. In addition, Marc Benioff, founder of Salesforce.com, and Ori Eisen, renowned fraud protection entrepreneur, have joined as Yubico investors. “I invest in people; great entrepreneurs and engineers solving real problems,” said Shriram. “Yubico has an opportunity to make

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Nov 19, 2014

NEO Supports U2F +OTP; Same Key at Same Time

Today, we whizz past another milestone. NEO keys built on our 3.3 firmware will support both U2F and OTP running on the same key at the same time. In fact, the configuration will support those two along with CCID. We heard loud and clear during our launch of U2F support in October that a multi-function

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Yubico CEO wins Gold Stevie Award for Female Executive of the Year

We are proud to announce that Stina Ehrensvard, CEO and Founder of Yubico has been named the Gold Stevie Award winner for Female Executive of the Year – Business Products. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business were announced Friday, November 14. The awards shine a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, and organizations run by

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Yubico’s Take on U2F Key Wrapping

How does Yubico’s implementation of U2F claim to be able to support any number of services with unique key pairs when we have limited storage? And do this in a way that is secure and respects your privacy? First off, a refresher on how this is described in the U2F specification: “U2F tokens might not