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Modernizing authentication for US federal government agencies

For years, both the public and private sector have faced similar challenges when securing the confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA triad) of their information systems. Older technologies and policies have historically conflicted with business/organizational objectives when striving for high security. Today, advancements in cryptography and the adoption of newer, improved open standards are eliminating usability

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Capability Statement for Public Sector

Yubico enables the Department of Defense in its Mission to deploy strong cybersecurity.

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Sep 12, 2017

First US e-Government Services Protected with FIDO U2F Unphishable Security Keys

Today, at the 2017 Federal Identity Forum (FedID), we are taking an important step towards a more secure internet for everyone by introducing the first US federal services to offer identity proofing protection with an unphishable FIDO U2F security key.  This solution is enabled through identity proofing provider ID.me, and marks the first roll out

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Jun 22, 2017

NIST publishes new authentication standards, FIDO U2F achieves AAL3

After a year of review, the National Institute for Science and Technology (NIST) today released version 3 of its latest digital identity guidelines, outlining a number of updates that play to the multi-protocol functionality of the YubiKey. NIST Special Publication 800-63 Revision 3 covers guidelines on identity proofing and authentication of users (such as employees,