Tag: security key

Yubico proposes WebAuthn protocol extension to simplify backup security keys

One of the most common questions people have about YubiKeys, and security keys in general, is: “What if I lose my key?”  While WebAuthn and FIDO2, the open standards for security key authentication, promise strong, phishing-resistant and — perhaps most importantly — easy-to-use multi-factor authentication, this question still remains. As of today, there are no answers that

Getting a biometric security key right

Today, we are excited to share some updates regarding the next highly-anticipated members of our YubiKey family: the upcoming YubiKey Bio in both USB-A and USB-C form factors. The YubiKey Bio will be the first product to introduce biometric capabilities (in addition to PIN) to our portfolio of YubiKeys.  Yubico has been considering adding biometrics

Yubico Launches the Security Key NFC and a Private Preview of the YubiKey for Lightning at CES 2019

Hello from Las Vegas. Today, we have some exciting news for you that’s coming straight from the CES show floor. We are introducing two new device form factors: our latest next-generation physical security key, Security Key NFC by Yubico, and a private preview of our YubiKey for Lightning. We are giving live demos of both

The Key to Trust

As the principal inventor behind both the Security Key and U2F protocol, we are true supporters of open standards. To realize our mission of making secure login ubiquitous, we designed the original Security Key, and provided the majority of the open source code and test tools for FIDO U2F and the latest version of the

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with Your YubiKey

What are your go-to apps? There are several applications and services that many of us use weekly, and in most cases, daily — Gmail, Facebook, Dropbox, a password manager — and the good news is that all of these support the YubiKey for strong authentication. And now, there is one more to add to the

Yubico Blue Security Key

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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An Edge over the Bad Guys

The one thing end-users don’t seem to have over hackers these days is an edge. Yubico is changing that. Today, we introduce a new key we’ve dubbed the YubiKey Edge. The goal is a cost-effective key with a collection of second-factor authentication options that guard against attacks on your accounts either via malware, phishing and other