Tag: WebAuthn

SIM Swap Protecting Against Account Takeover with WebAuthn

Billions of dollars are being stolen annually due to account takeover fraud.

Wrapping up 2020: A year where technology and internet security prevailed

Never has the world been more dependent on the internet, and never has it been more attacked than in 2020. In fact, it proved to be a year where trust in many of our systems was challenged. Yet I remain an eternal optimist and believe that we can transform the hard lessons learned in 2020

Lessons from the SolarWinds incident

Last week, a large and expertly run espionage operation was made public — one that began no later than October 2019, and which had been actively exploiting victims since at least early 2020. This incident is particularly interesting for several reasons: for the breadth of sensitive global government and industry targets, for misuse of a

Go passwordless with the new Yubico WebAuthn Starter Kit

WebAuthn is the latest open standard for modern online authentication that is highly phishing resistant, combining high security with a simple and easy user experience. With WebAuthn, any web service can integrate strong authentication into applications using support built-in to all leading browsers and platforms. This means that web services can now easily offer users

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

Going Passwordless with FIDO2 and WebAuthn

Imagine a world where users no longer need to set, reset, forget and reset multiple passwords.

Exploring clientDataJSON in WebAuthn

Calling all developers! Today, we’re kicking off our first-ever post in our new technical blog series specifically designed for our developer community. Each month, we will be selecting a new technical topic to cover in more depth. To start our series, we dive into the clientDataJSON object as part of the Web Authentication or WebAuthn

5 reasons why the government and other public sector agencies should care about WebAuthn

Federal, state and local governments and other public sector agencies have important responsibilities that support a functioning community – everything from national security to public transit, public education, public safety, state parks, financial services, energy and power grids, and many more services are all tax funded and managed by the public sector. While these are

Why govt. agencies should pay attention to FIDO U2F and WebAuthn/FIDO2 right now

Learn why these modern authentication standards are critical to the government’s security strategy.

WebAuthn: Why It Should Matter to the Public Sector and How It Works

WebAuthn makes fast and easy authentication a reality.