Tag: FIDO2

Going Passwordless with FIDO2 and WebAuthn

Imagine a world where users no longer need to set, reset, forget and reset multiple passwords.

Why govt. agencies should pay attention to FIDO U2F and WebAuthn/FIDO2 right now

Learn why these modern authentication standards are critical to the government’s security strategy.

WebAuthn: Why It Should Matter to the Public Sector and How It Works

WebAuthn makes fast and easy authentication a reality.

What’s new in Yubico PIV Tool 2.0?

New open authentication standards, FIDO2 and WebAuthn, have been getting a lot of attention lately with tech giants like Apple joining industry adoption. As a core creator of these standards, we celebrate these milestones, but our mission here at Yubico is to make a safer internet for all. In addition to driving new open web

Dec 11, 2019

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

What’s New in YubiKey Firmware 5.2.3

When we launched the YubiKey 5Ci on August 20, we also introduced a new firmware to the YubiKey 5 Series: version 5.2.3. Currently, this firmware is only being shipped in the YubiKey 5Ci, however, we expect to roll out this version to all YubiKey 5 Series devices over the next month. While it is a

Introducing the YubiKey 5 Series with New NFC and FIDO2 Passwordless Features

Today, we are announcing some exciting news that we know you’ve all been waiting for. The 5th generation YubiKey has arrived! Our new YubiKey 5 Series is comprised of four multi-protocol security keys, including two much anticipated new features: FIDO2 / WebAuthn and NFC (near field communication). The YubiKey 5 Series is the industry’s first

One Step Closer to Passwordless Login with Microsoft Edge Support for FIDO2 & WebAuthn

The industry moved one step closer to passwordless login with this week’s Microsoft announcement that starting with Microsoft Edge build 17723, the browser will support FIDO2 strong first-factor and multifactor passwordless login, and second-factor authentication. Now, with Chrome, Firefox, and Edge all engaged to support WebAuthn, we have two-thirds of all major web browsers backing

May 24, 2018

What is FIDO2?

Last month, open authentication standards reached an important milestone; Microsoft launched support for FIDO2 and CTAP, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) won approval for WebAuthn. Since then, Yubico has received questions on how these efforts are related, what role FIDO U2F and Yubico have in the mix, and what organizations can implement now

Yubico Launches Passwordless Login with new Security Key and FIDO2

Today, together with the FIDO Alliance, we made a big announcement that paves the way to a passwordless future. We revealed the new Security Key by Yubico as well as our new Developer Program, both of which support the new FIDO2 open standard for passwordless authentication. Why is this important? Think of a time when