Tag: FIDO2

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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

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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

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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

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Aug 1, 2018

10 Things You’ve Been Wondering About FIDO2, WebAuthn, and a Passwordless World

Armed with a mission to deliver a more secure internet, Yubico has been working closely with Microsoft, Google, the FIDO Alliance and W3C to create and drive open standards that pave the way for the future of passwordless login. The FIDO2 standard is the new standard enabling the replacement of weak password-based authentication with strong

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Jun 4, 2018

Yubico showcases FIDO2 at InfoSecurity Europe 2018

We’re gearing up for Europe’s biggest information security event of the year: InfoSecurity Europe 2018. Following our announcement with Microsoft at RSA 2018, we’re excited to showcase in Europe the new use cases made possible by the FIDO2 standard, including passwordless single factor, second factor and multi-factor authentication. Come see the new Security Key by

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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

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Jun 21, 2017

Future of FIDO Authentication demonstrated by Microsoft at CIS

Microsoft unveiled a major FIDO milestone today at the Cloud Identity Summit (CIS) by demonstrating an early implementation of a FIDO 2-based passwordless login on a Microsoft Windows 10 computer through Azure Active Directory (AAD) using a YubiKey. For the demonstrated login flow, the user inserted and touched the YubiKey, using AAD to instantly authenticate