Tag: U2F

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

Jun 13, 2018

WebUSB in Google Chrome and Responsible Disclosure

Authored by Venkat Venkataraju & Jesper Johansson Yubico Blog Update and Statement – 6/18/18 On June 13, 2018 we published this blog post and security advisory regarding WebUSB issues in Chrome. In hindsight we realize that we did not give enough credit in our blog post and security advisory to the foundational work done by Markus

May 24, 2018

What is FIDO2?

Last month, open authentication standards reached an important milestone; Microsoft launched support for FIDO2 and CTAP, and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) won approval for WebAuthn. Since then, Yubico has received questions on how these efforts are related, what role FIDO U2F and Yubico have in the mix, and what organizations can implement now

5 Surprisingly Easy Ways Your Online Account Credentials Can Be Stolen

This month, Yubico is partnering with the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCSA) to support and promote Data Privacy Day, an initiative to empower individuals and encourage businesses to respect privacy, safeguard data, and enable trust. While Data Privacy Day is a one-day event taking place on January 28, security is our focus at Yubico every day,

Authenticating with YubiKey

Creating the Unphishable Security Key

How the FIDO U2F security key and YubiKey stop phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks Security is never stronger than its weakest link, and that weakest link is often the user. Not surprisingly, phishing attacks that target users are increasing not only in volume, but also in sophistication. Google knows that. Recently, the search giant updated their

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Flexible Modern Authentication with the Multi-Protocol YubiKey

Most organizations work with multiple services and applications, and thus different authentication protocols, to meet all their security needs. Oftentimes, the protocol is predetermined by the application or service provider. However, in other cases, a business or systems integrator has some flexibility on which integration approach or third party to use. When it comes to

Keeper U2F Integration with Microsoft

Find us this week at the Gartner and AFCEA events in Maryland!

We have a busy week ahead! Come watch us show off our award-winning YubiKeys at two Maryland events: Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit (National Harbor) on June 12 to 15 and AFCEA’s Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium (Baltimore Convention Center) on June 13 to 15. New U2F integration with Keeper Security We are excited to

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3 Top Things to Consider When Implementing FIDO U2F With Your Service

Now more than ever, security must be built into everything. By leveraging open standards, instead of building security protocols from the ground up, organizations can provide strong authentication faster than ever before. We created the Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) protocol together with Google several years ago and offered it the world for free along with

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Jul 28, 2016

Over A Dozen Services Supporting FIDO U2F

Updated Oct. 10, 2016 to include U2F support added to Opera browser, Salesforce Creating standards is hard work that only sweetens when the market starts to arrive and validate the effort with real world deployments. On June 22, Bitbucket, GitLab, and Sentry all released support for FIDO U2F strong authentication in their cloud-based products. None of

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Jun 15, 2016

YubiKey, U2F Tracking Bluetooth Maturity

At Yubico, we have been experimenting and innovating for a long time with additional YubiKey interface options, like Bluetooth Classic and Bluetooth Smart. Once the Bluetooth work stream was formed within FIDO U2F, we were active in completing the specification. We have passed the FIDO U2F BLE interoperability tests, and are happy to report that this