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Securing Google and G Suite Accounts with YubiKeys

How to secure Google and G Suite Accounts with the Advanced Protection Program using YubiKeys

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Google enhances mobile security on iOS with YubiKey support via NFC and Lightning

We are excited to share that Google has added WebAuthn support on iOS, which begins rolling out to users starting today! This means that you can now use YubiKeys on your iPhone and iPad when accessing Google’s iOS apps and web services on the Safari browser. The expanded support of strong hardware-based authentication can now

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Yubico Partners with Google’s Advanced Protection Program

Today, Google formally announced their Advanced Protection Program designed to safeguard the personal Google Accounts of those most at risk of targeted online attacks, including journalists, business leaders, and political campaign teams. Yubico has partnered with Google on this initiative as part of our ongoing commitment to working with people at risk including human rights

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Leave Nothing to Chance: Have a Backup and Recovery Plan

A backup and recovery process is an indispensable component of every security solutions strategy, and is something to think carefully about as you develop a plan to integrate YubiKeys into yours. Having a proper backup and recovery process keeps employees productive without them having to worry about losing their YubiKey or losing access to systems

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U2F Security Key Cuts Google AdWords Fraud

After a successful deployment of FIDO U2F enabled YubiKeys for all its staff, Google is now seeing the benefits of offering the technology to its customers with AdWords accounts. Hijacking of online advertising accounts not only costs customers whose accounts get bumped offline, but Google loses revenue when those accounts are dormant. The Association of

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Google Extends Multi-Factor Authentication Options With Prompt

Google yesterday released a third option for its two-step verification, complementing the Google Authenticator phone app and FIDO U2F Security Keys. This release supports moving from two-factor to a true multi-factor authentication offering Google Prompt is a push app for mobile authentication, similar to two-factor push solutions offered by others like Duo Security. There is

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Google publishes two-year study on use of FIDO U2F Security Keys

Key words often associated with two-factor authentication focus on simplicity, privacy, and security. Those words, however, are broad terms that need definition in order for consumers and enterprises to form opinions and make educated buying choices. FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) is no different, so Google recently published a research paper titled “Security Keys: Practical

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Sep 30, 2015

Versatility, Scale, Innovation Define YubiKeys

Depending on the numbers you consult, there are nearly three billion people on the internet, mostly protected by usernames and passwords, and nearly 100 million servers with limited or no protection. They are joined by an untold number of hackers feasting on this reality. This week, Yubico took on that scenario in a live webinar

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Jul 8, 2015

Yubico Webinar: Google Talks Security Key, Apps

Google is doubling down on authentication with a strong commitment to FIDO’s Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol and Yubico’s Security Key as part of an expanding emphasis on security. The cloud computing giant joined Yubico on a live Webinar to continue a conversation entitled “Google for Work, FIDO U2F, and YubiKeys.” A recording of the

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May 6, 2015

U2F, Google, Yubico Lead Authentication Makeover

The authentication landscape has been altered and evidence of that can be seen among a trio of front runners: FIDO U2F, Google and Yubico. This week, Yubico laid out the details during a live webinar entitled “FIDO U2F, Google Drive for Work and YubiKey,” that is now available for playback online. The in-depth discussion starts