Tag: Works with YubiKey

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YubiKey & FIDO U2F Protect Facebook Users… Like!

Many say that if it didn’t happen on Facebook, then it didn’t really happen. Well, today, a HUGE thumbs up has happened — Facebook has upgraded the login security for its 1.8 billion users by integrating the unphishable protection of the FIDO U2F Security Key into its social platform. Simply put, this means that Facebook

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Apr 5, 2016

GitHub Verify Feature Strengthens YubiKey Value

Often times, it’s the little things in life that bring the most satisfaction. For GitHub users, a shiny new “little thing” is available today. New “Verified” checkmarks in the Web interface document that commits are signed with GPG keys, which ensures the integrity of the code. No more downloading code from GitHub to verify commit

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YubiKey 4: One Device, Many Functions

One-hundred and eighteen years ago, Karl Elsener developed the first Swiss Army knife, introducing versatility never before seen in a simple knife for soldiers. Today, Yubico pays homage to Elsener’s ingenuity and commitment to multi-feature versatility. The YubiKey is a single device with a wide selection of security and privacy choices under its rugged, molded-plastic

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Sep 10, 2015

YubiKey to Secure Okta Adaptive MFA

There is a trend developing in identity management focused intently on security that incorporates strong two-factor authentication. The YubiKey is an integral part of that trend as evidenced by our new partnership with Okta, providing additional mfa capabilities. Today, we provide more proof of that trend by announcing our partnership with Okta to integrate YubiKeys

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Dropbox Adds Support For FIDO U2F, YubiKeys

Today, cloud storage giant Dropbox announced to its more than 400 million users that it now supports FIDO U2F, including YubiKey security keys, for strong two-factor authentication. On the company’s blog, Dropbox said users now can protect their files with U2F-powered devices in addition to the current feature of a one-time code sent to a mobile

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My Work Day Reflects YubiKey’s Flexibility

I work as a developer at Yubico. Like a lot of developers these days I’m empowered to not only develop software, but to publish it and configure the servers it runs on. This means that I have access to many systems, to which I authenticate using different keys, requiring the flexibility of a YubiKey. The

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FIDO U2F Ecosystem Coming Alive

Update: New entries added to Enterprise Software list; new section, Governments, added; April 13, 2016 FIDO U2F (Universal 2nd Factor) is, as the name implies, a universal protocol that supports a wide range of modalities and use cases. Many people forget this fact given the current popularity of the USB form factor. But evidence is mounting including biometric, software,

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Danish Experts Tap YubiKey Security for Government and Banks

When security consultant Ian Qvist talks about YubiKeys, he does so with a knowing grin and the knowledge he’s tightening security without adding complexity. Qvist works with customers such as government agencies and Danish banks whose IT teams are looking for answers to specialized security needs. “We use YubiKeys in a lot of places,” says Qvist,

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Sep 22, 2014

YubiKey powers Salesforce 2FA platform

In the next three weeks, Salesforce will add a second major piece within the past year to its identity and access management capabilities. At its annual Dreamforce conference, Salesforce will unveil the Winter 15 edition, including a new feature called Login Flows that allows Salesforce admins to customize the login experience for their users. On

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Facebook Deploys YubiKey and Duo Security

Yubico and Duo Security are happy to jointly announce today that Facebook has successfully deployed technologies from both companies to provide two-factor authentication across its enterprise. In order to securely authenticate software engineers to production networks and servers, Facebook needed a solution that provided quick and easy authentication, a fast rollout to employees, and the