Tag: FIDO U2F security key

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Introducing the Security Key C NFC by Yubico, with USB-C and NFC for modern, FIDO-based authentication

As more devices leverage USB-C, we’re happy to share that our Security Key Series is expanding to meet this need. Built with the trademark Yubico security and quality that you’ve grown to love, the blue Security Key C NFC is the latest key to join our Security Key Series.  Available for purchase today for $29

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Security Key Series product brief

What is FIDO Universal 2nd Factor?

What does it mean to be FIDO U2F Certified? FIDO’s certification programs are a critical element in ensuring an interoperable ecosystem of products and services that organizations can leverage to deploy FIDO Authentication solutions worldwide. FIDO Alliance manages functional certification programs for its various specifications (e.g. U2F and FIDO2) to validate product conformance and interoperability.

What is a Man-in-the-Middle (MiTM) Attack?

What is the goal of a Man-in-the-Middle attack? The goal of these attacks are to steal personal user information. Examples are usernames and passwords, credit card information, or account details. Attackers then use obtained information to access account information, change login credentials, or initiate unapproved fund transfers. How do I prevent Man-in-the-Middle attacks? Security keys

What is GDPR?

GDPR Defined GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. The European Union and the EuropeanEconomic Area use it for data protection and privacy. Why is GDPR implemented? In April of 2016, GDPR was adopted by European parliament to replace an outdated data protection act. With our lives revolving around the internet and the web being

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Getting a biometric security key right

Today, we are excited to share some updates regarding the next highly-anticipated members of our YubiKey family: the upcoming YubiKey Bio in both USB-A and USB-C form factors. The YubiKey Bio will be the first product to introduce biometric capabilities (in addition to PIN) to our portfolio of YubiKeys.  Yubico has been considering adding biometrics

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UK residents enjoy secure online access to government services

GOV.UK uses YubiKeys to allow citizens and residents to safely access UK government services online.

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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

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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

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Yubico and Microsoft Introduce Passwordless Login

Ten years ago, at the 2008 RSA Conference, Yubico launched the first YubiKey with the goal of making secure login easy and accessible for everyone. The vision was one single security key to work across any number of services, with great user experience, security, and privacy. On this anniversary, Yubico has taken another major leap