Tag: FIPS 140-2

Portable root of trust for government

The YubiKey is a portable root for remote workers, non PIV/CAC eligible workers, mobile/BYOD, and shared devices/workstations.

Yubico Expands FIPS 140-2 Certification to YubiKey 5 Series and YubiHSM2

Today, we are happy to share that the YubiKey 5 Series firmware has completed testing by our NIST accredited testing lab, and has been submitted to the Cryptographic Module Validation Program (CMVP) for FIPS 140-2 certification, Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3. Soon, the YubiKey 5 Series firmware will also be submitted for FIPS

Now available! FIPS 140-2 validated YubiKey series

Today, we’re excited to announce the certification and availability of our YubiKey FIPS series, the first multi-protocol FIPS 140-2 validated security keys. FIPS 140-2 is a US government computer security standard, published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), that covers the use of cryptographic functionality such as encryption, authentication, and digital signatures.

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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Yubico Expands FIPS Security Certification

For the past two years, Yubico has executed on an aggressive strategy to validate its cryptographic devices against established federal standards. The first YubiKey device was validated in 2014 (NIST cert #2267) and, last week, the YubiKey 4 began the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) validation process for compliance with the Federal Information