Tag: FIDO

YubiKey and U2F at CES ShowStoppers – Yubico Demonstrates Mobile Contactless, Tokenless, and Passwordless Authentication

Yubico will be exhibiting at booth B-12 at ShowStoppers on Wednesday, January 6, 2016, 6-10 p.m., at the Wynn Las Vegas. Hacking, data loss, and identity theft is no longer just a concern to enterprises, but a threat that reaches everyone online.  The time is now and the technology is here for consumers to protect

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YubiKeys Earn FIDO Certified Label

Interoperability is king and today the FIDO Alliance announced its FIDO Certified program and a list of 31 products that have passed conformance and interoperability testing. The three YubiKeys that support FIDO’s Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) protocol ­­– NEO, Edge and Security Key – are now certified and part of this important maturation in FIDO’s design.

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FIDO Aims at Standardized Strong Authentication

In the early 1990s, a company called Softswitch found itself at a strategic crossroads in that it held the key to integrating disparate electronic messaging systems. So strategic, in fact, that Lotus Software paid $62 million to acquire the company and send a ripple of fear through its main email competitor Microsoft. In a story

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YubiKey NEO & FIDO U2F: One Key for All Apps

I’ve been in this business for a long time and watched a lot of promise collapse and a fair number of snake oil salesmen flourish. Strong authentication is one of those technology conundrums that always seems to be partially solved. The drawbacks of traditional one-time passcodes are well understood and we’ve always truly known their

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Sep 30, 2014

When Will YubiKey NEO Work with iPhone 6 NFC?

Yubico has heard this question a lot over the past days since the iPhone 6 was released with NFC support. The answer would be “now” if Apple had an open ecosystem, but that likely won’t be the case for another 12-16 months. But put a pushpin on your roadmap, the YubiKey NEO will be a multi-factor authentication