Tag: government

YubiKey FIPS Series public sector brief

YubiKey FIPS Series brief for government and other public sector entities.

YubiEnterprise Services Public Sector solution brief

YubiEnterprise Services offer flexible purchasing options and managed services.

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.

Why 3 government agencies are relying on hardware-based MFA with YubiKeys

America’s government is under attack. To put it more accurately, its governments are under attack, all the time, at every level — federal, state, and local — from opportunistic scammers, sophisticated cybercriminals, and even state actors. We’ve all seen the stories about intelligence services stealing political emails, snooping into election systems, and even penetrating the US power grid. But those are just

Preserving democratic integrity and election security is a job for all of us

As we enter the final month of the 2020 U.S. presidential race, election security and fraud is top of mind for many. With the memory of the 2016 Podesta breach still fresh, we are a nation braced for cyber-attack impact.  Experts agree that, while countless security improvements have been made since 2016, we should expect more vigorous phishing attacks, data theft,

Sep 30, 2020

How NIST and eIDAS revisions are shaping the future of e-identification

This blog is co-authored by John Fontana, Standards Analyst at Yubico.  On both sides of the Atlantic, standards and regulations on electronic identification are being revised more or less simultaneously. In the United States, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) accepted public comments on its SP 800-63-3 Digital Identity Guidelines last month, which is on

YubiKey for mobile for public sector solution brief

Securing mobile, tablet and notebook users with high-assurance multi-factor authentication.

5 reasons why the government and other public sector agencies should care about WebAuthn

Federal, state and local governments and other public sector agencies have important responsibilities that support a functioning community – everything from national security to public transit, public education, public safety, state parks, financial services, energy and power grids, and many more services are all tax funded and managed by the public sector. While these are

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.

Acing election security in 2020: A conversation with Defending Digital Campaigns

2020 is a big year for the US electoral system, and with society moving to a remote structure amidst the current climate, elections may very well be the next big sector to feel an impact. US citizens could find themselves voting entirely remote — possibly through mobile phones or otherwise — changing the election security