Tag: 2FA

#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

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. 

May 5, 2020

Password Management: Securing Businesses with Small, Yet Mighty Teams

Now more than any other time in history, businesses are working remotely. Going virtual, while enabling collaboration and helping to maintain regular business operations in these trying times, introduces a fair amount of challenges. Data shows that businesses with smaller teams have been increasingly targeted by hackers and cybercriminals in recent years. In fact, about

Staying safe online beyond national cybersecurity awareness month

Last week, we talked about access management and its role in securing businesses from cyber threats as part of our National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) campaign. Today, we will take you through what’s putting your personal accounts at risk, and share tips from our partners on how to stay better protected. So let’s start by

1Password rolls out WebAuthn, and enhanced YubiKey support

Yubico has been a major contributor to the development of open standards for authentication from the initial development of the U2F specification to the latest W3C approved WebAuthn. As we see more services upgrade to modern authentication standards, we can’t help but share in the excitement. We are thrilled to share that 1Password, a password

Yubico Releases the 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report

In conjunction with Data Privacy Day, Yubico is releasing today new research in a report entitled, The 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report, conducted by Ponemon Institute. The findings reveal that despite a growing understanding of security best practices, user behavior is still falling short. The problem? Passwords continue to trip up

Mar 23, 2018

What’s guarding your domain from unauthorized access?

Domains are a frequent target for phishing attacks that pose serious privacy risks and potential losses of millions of dollars in brand damage, lost revenue, stolen data, and recovery efforts. The threat of phishing greatly underscores the need to protect the front door to your domain. We are excited to announce that Gandi is the

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2FA – not just for employees, but vendors as well

Protecting your organization from a potential data breach starts with providing secure two-factor authentication (2FA) for all employees. Once employees are protected, you need to think about vendors and third parties that have access to your network, customer files, and other sensitive data. Do they have the appropriate protections put in place? According to a

IBM Security and Yubico

IBM and Yubico Simplify Strong Security for Enterprises

Raise your hand if you’re a fan of security products that live up to their name and also deliver a delightful user experience! You know we are, and that’s why we’re happy to announce a joint effort with IBM to deliver FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) protection with the YubiKey through the IBM Security Access

so you think you can phish?

Jan 17, 2017

Can Two-Factor Protect Democracy?

Millions of people use YubiKeys all across the globe, and our customers often share how they use YubiKeys at work and for their personal accounts. Now and then we hear a unique story from a new perspective that catches our attention. Sometimes these stories prove the value of what we are working on, in this