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Securing shared workstations against modern cyber threats

Download the Yubico White Paper, to learn the key considerations for authentication across shared workstation environments such as call centers, manufacturing floors, retail and hospitality kiosks, medical stations, and others.

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Yubico’s top information security recommendations for 2022

Last  week, we shared a look back at 2021, which experienced an increase in the number of high profile security breaches, many involving devastating ransomware attacks. Attackers preyed on traditionally softer targets like hospitals, schools, and local governments, in addition to the continued focus on the supply chain. Although the root cause for many of

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2021: Both challenging and promising for cyber security

2021 was a challenging, yet promising year for cyber security. This past year, we saw critical infrastructure, which we may have taken for granted in the past, breached and disrupted. My father, who lives in Sweden, could not buy food in his local grocery store, and coworkers and friends on the east coast in the US

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A Day in the Life: Dispelling the Myths of Mobile Authentication

COVID-19 initiated the most rapid digital transformation ever witnessed—organizations fast-tracked two-factor and multi-factor authentication to transition millions of employees to work from home. But with remote and hybrid work likely to continue in 2022 and beyond, it’s time to step back and ask: is my in-use authentication as secure as I think it is? Is

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Now is the time to accelerate phishing resistant MFA

While 2021 isn’t quite over yet, at Yubico, we took a moment to reflect on many of the changes and impacts that have happened in the cybersecurity industry. This year has marked some of the biggest security breaches in history including the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline hacks. And with these cybersecurity attacks, we’ve seen: Action

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The Top 5 Mobile Authentication Misconceptions

Not all forms of MFA are created equal. Learn why mobile MFA is putting you at risk

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Quick Take: Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

With the recent number of attacks that have had significant impact on critical systems, a new executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity has been released, covering many key areas that need to be addressed to protect critical digital infrastructure. This is one of the most detailed U.S. executive orders on cybersecurity and we welcome

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Authentication Best Practices to Protect Against Identity Phishing

Learn what strong authentication really is, why it’s key for enterprise-wide identity assurance.

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Government of Nunavut turns to phishing-resistant YubiKeys after ransomware attack

In 2019, the Government of Nunavut was victimized by a phishing attack. Nunavut rebuilt infrastructure and trust using Microsoft’s Azure AD + the YubiKey.

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Examining the CISO agenda in 2021

CISOs are paid to worry, and there’s a lot to worry about in 2021. The recent SolarWinds breach, the Capitol break-in, and a series of high-profile hacks are spurring many enterprises to re-examine their security strategies. We discuss what lies ahead with Yubico’s CISO, Chad Thunberg. Q: What’s top of mind for CISOs in 2021? The SolarWinds