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Zero Trust is the new regulatory minimum for Federal agencies: what does that mean for authentication?

The deadline is looming for federal agencies to implement impersonation-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), just one of the new stronger security requirements under President Biden’s new cybersecurity executive order (EO 14028). The EO puts security front and center to address some of the worst cyber attacks against the federal government, setting up new federal compliance expectations

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Everything you need to know about the revised eIDAS regulation

In June 2021, the EU Commission announced its plans for a revised eIDAS regulation. eIDAS (electronic IDentification, Authentication and trust Services) is the EU regulation 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services in the EU. It came into force in 2014, so the revision is a major update to eIDAS. The past two years the

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Seven tips if you’re still scratching your head after reading Biden’s cybersecurity executive order

Yubico works with a lot of federal agencies and contractors, as well as with customers in regulated industries, so we understand the challenges new compliance regulations can bring. The executive order that was released May 12 can be seen as the federal government fully embracing the move toward multi-factor authentication (MFA) for use cases where

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Entrust to add support for YubiKeys with PIV alternative and PIV derived credentials, advancing secure mobile and desktop authentication

Today marks an important day for expanding Yubico’s reach to support the growing requirement for Government agencies to issue government credentials beyond Personal Identity Verification (PIV) cards. We are celebrating that our partner Entrust will soon launch support for derived PIV credentials for YubiKeys. Customers will be able to take advantage of YubiKeys with derived

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Yubico and ID.me provide remote identity proofing, YubiKey delivery, and strong authentication for NY Air National Guard (and see our joint presentation at Identiverse)

The pandemic has forced a digital transformation of how and where employees work at an accelerated rate, driving remote work scenarios for tens of thousands of state and federal personnel. These accelerated work scenarios require users to be strongly verified and authenticated. A strong binding between the remote identity proofing process and the authenticator is

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State of Alert: Multi-factor authentication and the future of data

Read this report to learn why multi-factor authentication is critical for state and local government agencies, the consequences of not strengthening authentication, and how to bridge to a passwordless future

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Osterman Cyber Security in Government

Learn how the government sector faces a growing complex of cybersecurity threats.

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Washington State uses YubiKeys to protect critical election infrastructure

Washington state leaders use YubiKeys to secure access to election infrastructure.

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New York Air National Guard is introducing the YubiKey for high-assurance network authentication

New York Air National Guard is introducing the YubiKey for high-assurance network authentication

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Mar 23, 2021

Top 10 security regulations you need to know about in the U.S. and EU

Compliance has always been part of routine planning and development for security experts in the enterprise. But recent headline-grabbing attacks like the SolarWinds incident may have pushed compliance much higher up the priority list. It’s difficult to track the dizzying array of regulations on both sides of the pond and what they require, so we’ve