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Native support for WebAuthn and FIDO is finally here on iPhones and iPads

Yubico was founded with the mission of making simple and secure logins ubiquitous. In 2008, we launched the first YubiKey for seamless, one-touch authentication. In 2012, in close collaboration with Google, Yubico’s inventions evolved into the FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) open authentication standard, and in 2014 it was launched in Gmail and Chrome. In

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Wendy Spies Joins Yubico as SVP of New Business to Drive YubiHSM Growth

Today, I am excited to share that we have added yet another stellar member to the Yubico leadership team: Wendy Spies. Wendy comes from Microsoft where she most recently directed engineering strategy and business development for cloud and AI to build new products and markets. She will be focusing on similar things here at Yubico

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Aug 28, 2019

Yubico Adds New Round of Investment and Grows Board of Directors

Today, Yubico is excited to announce it has received a new round of investment led by Meritech Capital Partners, a top tier venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, CA. Existing investors include the Silicon Valley-based leading VCs Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and NEA, Swedish growth equity firm Bure, and renowned Silicon Valley entrepreneurs Marc Benioff,

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Find Yubico at Black Hat

If you happen to be in Las Vegas this week and you find yourself strolling past the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Harmon Avenue, look up. You might just recognize the friendly green color plastered all over the world’s highest resolution LED screen. You guessed it. Yubico is taking Vegas by storm for the

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Jan 25, 2019

Yubico Expands Executive Team with Addition of Guido Appenzeller, Chief Product Officer

Happy New Year from Yubico! We are very excited for the upcoming year and 2019 has already kicked off with two new product announcements at CES, and now we’re expanding the Yubico family. As of two weeks ago, we added another member to our executive team: Guido Appenzeller. Guido joins us as the Chief Product

Archives 2018

2018 Archives

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Dec 28, 2018

2018: A Year in Review for Yubico

2018 was an awesome year for Yubico. It was full of new product launches, business milestones, a growing team of super stars, and industry-leading innovations. It’s hard to believe that all of that happened in just one year, but it’s amazing to see how much can be accomplished together when we focus on our mission

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Small Business Accountants Protecting Sensitive Data and Yubico Developer Program Updates

We just received some stats from our friends over at QuickBooks—the number of apps used by the Small Business Market is projected to grow threefold in the next few years. The QuickBooks Online Community is comprised of more than 3.2 million small businesses, 200 thousand accountants/bookkeepers, and thousands of 3rd party app developers. That’s a

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The Key to Trust

As the principal inventor behind both the Security Key and U2F protocol, we are true supporters of open standards. To realize our mission of making secure login ubiquitous, we designed the original Security Key, and provided the majority of the open source code and test tools for FIDO U2F and the latest version of the

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Stina Ehrensvard Wins 2018 Female Executive of the Year

Today, we are excited to announce that Yubico’s CEO and Founder, Stina Ehrensvard, was named Female Executive of the Year by the Women World Awards for the second year in a row! This news comes on the heels of several major announcements that we’ve shared over the past few weeks — YubiKey for iOS, FIPS