Tag: authentication

Authentication Best Practices to Protect Against Identity Phishing

Learn what strong authentication really is, why it’s key for enterprise-wide identity assurance.

4 things ‘Among Us’ can teach security professionals about authentication

You’re making good progress on this task. One more data upload and then you’re out of here. But right before you can complete the upload, a klaxon blares. There’s been an attack! Time to head to the meeting room for the usual finger-pointing and scapegoating before the team decides who to jettison from the ship.

AWS Expands YubiKey Support with AWS SSO WebAuthn Integration

Another win for FIDO at the heels of its first industry conference, Authenticate 2020.  AWS Single Sign-On (SSO) has introduced native WebAuthn support to secure user access to AWS accounts and business applications using strong, FIDO-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) with YubiKeys.  Broader choice of authentication methods by AWS SSO is a win for modern authentication that has historically

Getting started with strong authentication in financial services

Best practices for implementing the YubiKey for fast, easy and strong authentication.

YubiKey secures remote workers during COVID-19 as government-approved alternative to PIV and CAC cards

In the matter of just one week, Google reported that it saw more than 18 million daily malware and phishing emails related to COVID-19. That’s an astonishing number, and one that is not likely to slow down any time soon. For organizations across the globe, it is imperative to quickly, securely, and affordably fill existing

Staying safe in our physical and digital worlds

Most of our lives are now connected on the internet. We stay in touch with our loved ones, order food, talk to our doctors, do our banking — and now, many of us also work from home. We are all facing challenges we did not predict a few weeks ago. Never before has our society

Essentials for Enabling Strong Authentication in Financial Services Call Centers

Call center environments can greatly benefit from a secure, yet simple approach to verification.

The Critical Role of Frontline Workers

I am in awe of how the world is coming together. Setting aside our differences and making bipartisan decisions to do what’s right for humanity and to help everyone adjust to a more remote and distanced coexistence. Security professionals, risk and legal officers, operations leads, and finance heads everywhere are working through plans to ensure

CCW March 2020 Market Study

This Market Study aims to empower action rather than admiration when it comes to technology.

Why we designed the YubiKey the way we did

The first YubiKey was launched in 2008, inspired by the word ‘ubiquity’ and with the mission to make simple and secure logins available for everyone. At the time, we were less than 10 people in the company, but our strategy was simple: if we focused on further developing the YubiKey technology in close collaboration with