Tag: U2F

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YubiKeys, passkeys and the future of modern authentication

A lot has happened in the world of authentication and security since we first introduced the YubiKey back in 2008. In this blog, we’ll review where we are in the world of open authentication standards, discuss the addition of the ‘passkey’ term, and share what the future holds for modern WebAuthn/FIDO authentication.  Creating a global

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Google Chrome U2F API decommission: What the change means for your users and how to prepare

With advancement often comes change. Some changes are exciting, like providing new features and broader support, while other changes can be a minimal bump in the road or, in extreme cases, cause adverse effects on end users. With Yubico’s commitment to keeping our customers updated on the latest in changes to security protocols, we wanted

What is DNS Spoofing?

What is a DNS Server? To start out, a DNS server is a sort of classification system for domains on the internet. If a user is searching for yubico.com, the job of the DNS is to go out and find the IP address for that domain so the user can access the correct site. How

What is FIDO U2F?

Where did U2F come from? FIDO U2F was created by Google and Yubico, and support from NXP, with the vision to take strong public key crypto to the mass market. Today, the technical specifications are hosted by the open-authentication industry consortium known as the FIDO Alliance. U2F has been successfully deployed by large scale services,

What is GDPR?

GDPR Defined GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. The European Union and the EuropeanEconomic Area use it for data protection and privacy. Why is GDPR implemented? In April of 2016, GDPR was adopted by European parliament to replace an outdated data protection act. With our lives revolving around the internet and the web being

What is FIDO 2?

What does it mean to be FIDO2 Certified? FIDO’s certification programs are a critical element in ensuring an interoperable ecosystem of products and services that organizations can leverage to deploy FIDO Authentication solutions worldwide. FIDO Alliance manages functional certification programs for its various specifications (e.g. U2F and FIDO2) to validate product conformance and interoperability. A FIDO2-certified device,

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Luther Burbank Navy JROTC case study

Navy JROTC to expands their uses of the YubiKey beyond U2F.

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CERN deploys YubiKeys to protect admin accounts and server access

CERN protects critical assets, easily integrating systems to provide protection with just a touch.

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Freedom of the Press Foundation secures free speech with the YubiKey

FPF deploys the YubiKey to help journalists protect confidentiality and other critical information.

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Google defends against account takeovers and reduces IT costs

Google improves security, accelerates productivity, and reduces support costs with the YubiKey.