Tag: 2FA


Why Financial Services Shouldn’t Wait for Regulators to Address Strong Authentication

Financial institutions face some of the most stringent and complex regulatory requirements, including financial service compliance requirements around authentication. So much so that the financial service industry is broadly considered the gold standard from a compliance perspective. To comply with existing regulations and thwart cyber attacks, financial institutions were early adopters of two-factor authentication (2FA)


SANS 2021 Password Management and Two-Factor Authentication Methods Survey

Read this report to learn about password management and the types of MFA solutions being used in industries

What is Yubico OTP?

Learn More Yubico OTP Developer Resources What is Yubico OTP? OTPs Explained

What is One-Time Password (OTP)?

Are there additional advantages to 2-factor authentication when using Yubico OTP? Learn More OTP vs. U2F: Strong to Stronger The key to trust iPhone support for YubiKey OTP via NFC Developer Resources What is Yubico OTP? Using a Yubico OTP Library OTPs explained

What is an Authenticator App?

What are the benefits of an authenticator app? Learn more: 3 reasons to use Yubico Authenticator on desktop computers Read about the Yubico Authenticator app Developer resources: Yubico Authenticator for desktop developer resources

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) explained

* The 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report, Ponemon Report, 2019 Types of multi-factor authentication You have probably used multi-factor authentication (MFA) before without realizing it. The bank has higher confidence because a wallet thief cannot drain your account unless they also know your PIN. MFA is a way for the service

Two-factor authentication (2FA)

Types of two-factor authentication


#YubiSecure: Take your Twitter security to the next level with increased 2FA support

Great news YubiFans! As of today, Twitter made it a lot easier for you to tweet safely and keep your accounts secure. Phishing-resistant YubiKey authentication via WebAuthn is now supported on Twitter’s desktop, Android and iOS mobile applications.  With native WebAuthn support throughout the Twitter platform, you can register and use a USB-, NFC-, or Lightning-compatible security key, like

YubiKey for cryptocurrency security

Cryptocurrency Exchanges offering strong authentication with YubiKeys Major crypto exchange chooses YubiKey Situation Cryptocurrency exchanges are becoming commoditized. Traditionally, securing cryptocurrency has been complicated to the average individual. Solution A major cryptocurrency exchange chose Yubico to help customers secure critical transactions at the exchange level. The Exchange worked with Yubico to subsidize the cost of


Internet security myth-busters: Debunking 3 common misconceptions about two-factor authentication

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and this year, it comes at a time when we are using online services more than ever. The pandemic has forced many of us to almost entirely rely on our digital identities to work, shop, learn, and generally keep in touch, putting the resilience of authentication technologies to the test.