Tag: enterprise security

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Jun 10, 2019

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Web Authentication to WebAuthn

Authentication has made significant progress over the past five years. It has matured beyond passwords with the introduction of a variety of two-factor authentication methods, and most recently, we have the advent of passwordless logins with WebAuthn, the new global standard for web authentication. WebAuthn now sets a new bar for user authentication and is

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Feb 9, 2018

Yubico Simplifies Smart Card Deployment in the Enterprise

In the enterprise, smart cards simplify login to computers, VPNs, and online applications. Smart cards are also used for digitally signing emails and documents. While smart cards are known for delivering strong authentication, they are not simple to deploy. For example, to use a smart card in an enterprise setting, an admin must install client

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Is there a good way to share passwords in an enterprise?

One of the most important facets of enterprise security is ensuring protection for all employee accounts. Password sharing methods play a critical role. When pressed for time, many users resort to sending unencrypted plain-text passwords via high risk channels like chat or email. There are other ways to securely share passwords across teams throughout an

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Dec 14, 2017

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

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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

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Privileged credentials—a privilege and a responsibility

When it comes to security, organizations have a lot of moving parts to consider. From mobile and desktop devices to servers, line-of-business applications, cloud storage, social media accounts, and more—these are all resources that can contain sensitive company information. Naturally, it’s important to minimize the security risk associated with these channels to help protect enterprise

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Nov 14, 2017

Why email security is mission critical to FastMail

According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, gaining access to a user’s personal or professional data through a malicious email is a cyber criminal’s weapon of choice. While many users might consider that there is nothing worth taking inside their inbox, they are most likely overlooking how connected their email is to other

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YubiHSM 2 is here: Providing root of trust for servers and computing devices

If you were to ask someone who Yubico is or what we do, you’ll likely get the answer, ‘YubiKeys’, and rightfully so. YubiKeys are our foundation, and at the core of our mission to provide tried-and-true multi-factor authentication since 2008. They are used and loved by some of the world’s largest companies and by millions

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Nov 10, 2015

LinkedIn Secures Employees with MFA, Okta, YubiKey

Weak passwords and the employees that use them are the biggest threat to IT security, Raj Nagalingam, Senior Systems Engineer at LinkedIn, told the audience at last week’s Oktane15 conference. LinkedIn and Okta MFA To combat such threats at LinkedIn, Raj has turned to Okta’s multi-factor authentication plus the YubiKey as one way to protect