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Everything you need to know about the revised eIDAS regulation
In June 2021, the EU Commission announced its plans for a revised eIDAS regulation. eIDAS (electronic IDentification, Authentication and trust Services) is the EU regulation 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services in the EU. It came into force in 2014, so the revision is a major update to eIDAS. The past two years the […]Read more
What is eIDAS?
What is an eID? eID stands for Electronic Identification and it is a way to secure a person’s identity to access online services in the European Union. Where can security keys fit into this? Several European countries are now in the process of deploying modern web authentication, such as security keys to their citizens. Security […]Read more
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How NIST and eIDAS revisions are shaping the future of e-identification
This blog is co-authored by John Fontana, Standards Analyst at Yubico. On both sides of the Atlantic, standards and regulations on electronic identification are being revised more or less simultaneously. In the United States, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) accepted public comments on its SP 800-63-3 Digital Identity Guidelines last month, which is on […]Read more
YubiKey protects nations: eIDAS and eID projects in Europe
Security has been moving to the forefront of government regulations — and rightfully so. From DFARS to FIPS, PSD2, GDPR, and eIDAS, nations and service providers are being forced to address user security and privacy with a more mindful approach. For years, Yubico has helped organizations like GOV.UK deliver secure authentication options and meet regulatory […]Read more