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Sep 1, 2021

Yubico’s Secure It Forward program donates YubiKeys to populations that need them most

Since its inception in 2020, Yubico for Free Speech has not only celebrated moments in time with partner organizations but has also donated YubiKeys to over 45 organizations in 20 different countries – all of which was possible thanks to Yubico’s customers.   Yubico for Free Speech, a program where Yubico donates one YubiKey for every

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Aug 30, 2021

Yubico continues to pioneer enterprise integrations with security keys

Today, we are excited to announce the general availability of the YubiKey SDK for Desktop that went into public beta in June 2021. It’s an exciting time for Yubico as we launch a key piece of our software portfolio that our enterprise customers and partners have been testing with us that is now ready for

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Hybrid work driven by Covid-19 prompts a shift in financial services security priorities

All industries are dealing with the thorny issue of who comes back to work during the pandemic and who doesn’t, and the return-to-work plans will diverge depending on each enterprise’s needs and culture. But banks, financial institutions, and many other players in the financial services industry are paying close attention to the security perils of

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Zero Trust is the new regulatory minimum for Federal agencies: what does that mean for authentication?

The deadline is looming for federal agencies to implement impersonation-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), just one of the new stronger security requirements under President Biden’s new cybersecurity executive order (EO 14028). The EO puts security front and center to address some of the worst cyber attacks against the federal government, setting up new federal compliance expectations

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GitHub no longer accepts passwords for Git authentication, secure your accounts with YubiKey

GitHub has been a longstanding supporter of strong security for its customers and developer communities. From its most recent support for using U2F and FIDO2 security keys for SSH, to its 2019 announcement of Web Authentication (WebAuthn) support for security keys and 2015 Universal Second Factor (U2F) support, the company has continued to give its

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Everything you need to know about the revised eIDAS regulation

In June 2021, the EU Commission announced its plans for a revised eIDAS regulation. eIDAS (electronic IDentification, Authentication and trust Services) is the EU regulation 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services in the EU. It came into force in 2014, so the revision is a major update to eIDAS. The past two years the

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Combating ransomware attacks on your enterprise

What do a PC manufacturer, a meat supplier and a mental health clinic have in common? They have all been victims of ransomware attacks. They’re not alone. Ransomware attacks grew by over 485% in 2020, leveraging the new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) model of profit-sharing in exchange for ransomware tools.  One of the most infamous recent ransomware