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First US e-Government Services Protected with FIDO U2F Unphishable Security Keys

Today, at the 2017 Federal Identity Forum (FedID), we are taking an important step towards a more secure internet for everyone by introducing the first US federal services to offer identity proofing protection with an unphishable FIDO U2F security key.  This solution is enabled through identity proofing provider ID.me, and marks the first roll out

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Jun 5, 2017

How Millions of Websites Can Eliminate Account Takeover from Phishing

Creating accounts online just got a whole lot easier. Now anyone can log in to or register a new account using their existing credentials from social networking services, such as Facebook and Google. With social logins, users won’t have to rack their brain for another password, saving time and securely authenticating their identity. Websites that

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10 Easy Ways to Protect Your Identity and Keep Safe Online

This week, the Oslo Freedom Forum is hosting its ninth annual conference, bringing together a global community of activists, tech entrepreneurs, and thought leaders sharing the vision of a freer and safer world, including the Internet. Yubico was invited to the event to share how you can use YubiKeys and FIDO U2F (Universal 2nd Factor)

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Jan 17, 2017

Can Two-Factor Protect Democracy?

Millions of people use YubiKeys all across the globe, and our customers often share how they use YubiKeys at work and for their personal accounts. Now and then we hear a unique story from a new perspective that catches our attention. Sometimes these stories prove the value of what we are working on, in this

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Jun 8, 2015

Hello, SSO. It’s me, authentication

There’s a secret that single sign-on (SSO) never talks about. It’s called authentication. The SSO conversation starts without mentioning the assumption that the user is already logged in. A login that requires a password. Instead, SSO is quickly positioned to triumph over the dangers of weak and reused passwords. Many times, however, those same suspect passwords

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Aug 6, 2014

YubiKey & BadUSB

Updated Oct. 22, 2014 to include information on Security Key We have received a few questions with regards to “BadUSB” concept and the YubiKey, presented at BlackHat 2014. This was picked up by wired.com, where the problem domain is somewhat expanded into a claim that the “Security of USB Is Fundamentally Broken”. Although there are a few