Tag: authenticator app

Yubico Authenticator

Yubico Authenticator adds a layer of security for online accounts Generate 2-step verification codes on a mobile or desktop device Experience stronger security for online accounts by adding a layer of security beyond passwords Secure all services currently compatible with other authenticator apps, including Google Authenticator Hardware-backed security Add your credential to the YubiKey with

What is an Authenticator App?

How does an authenticator app work? An authenticator app is usually installed on a smartphone or other device and generates a random passcode every 30 seconds. The passcode can be used for sign-in, two factor authentication, an more. Passcodes generated by an authenticator apps are generated from a secret code that is shared between the

What is Passwordless

Passwordless definition Passwordless is best thought of as a strategic direction for a company’s security to take. How fast you accelerate toward that goal all depends on how many steps are included in a passwordless strategic plan. Every company, depending on specific security context, is going to get there at a different speed — but


Apr 23, 2020

3 reasons to use Yubico Authenticator on desktop computers

Did you know that the Yubico Authenticator app is available for desktops as well as mobile devices? Today, we are excited to announce the support of the Yubico Authenticator desktop versions on their respective platform stores (Mac App Store, Microsoft and Snapcraft). Achieving strong protection with authenticator apps   Authentication mechanisms today need to be highly


Yubico Authenticator App for iOS Now Supports NFC

Did you know that you can use a YubiKey to protect your online accounts even if a service doesn’t offer built-in support for security keys? That’s right. With the Yubico Authenticator app, individuals can use a YubiKey to secure any service or application as long as it supports other authentication apps as a two-factor authentication


Apr 26, 2017

Leave Nothing to Chance: Have a Backup and Recovery Plan

A backup and recovery process is an indispensable component of every security solutions strategy, and is something to think carefully about as you develop a plan to integrate YubiKeys into yours. Having a proper backup and recovery process keeps employees productive without them having to worry about losing their YubiKey or losing access to systems


Google Extends Multi-Factor Authentication Options With Prompt

Google yesterday released a third option for its two-step verification, complementing the Google Authenticator phone app and FIDO U2F Security Keys. This release supports moving from two-factor to a true multi-factor authentication offering Google Prompt is a push app for mobile authentication, similar to two-factor push solutions offered by others like Duo Security. There is