Tag: Yubico Authenticator

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How to implement a CryptoTokenKit extension on iOS

In previous blog posts here and here, we’ve shared how you can use a YubiKey and its PIV Smart Card application together with the Yubico Authenticator app for iOS. Essentially, you can now use your YubiKey to authenticate in Safari and many other applications on iOS using certificate-based authentication backed by the PIV Smart Card

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Introducing Yubico Authenticator 6 for Desktop

Today we’re releasing the first public beta version of Yubico Authenticator 6 for Desktop. This new version has some big changes under the hood, so let me explain what they are and why we’re doing them. Or, if you’re just eager to try it out, skip to the bottom of this post and click on

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YubiKey as a smart card on iOS

Certificate-based smart cards have been one of the most trusted and proven implementations of multi-factor authentication for over 20 years. There’s only one problem… the typical credit card-shaped smart card didn’t work well, if at all, on mobile devices without additional hardware and software.  Today, smart cards come in many form factors, from a credit

Yubico Authenticator

Yubico Authenticator adds a layer of security for online accounts Generate 2-stepverification codes on amobile or desktop device Experience strongersecurity for online accountsby adding a layer of securitybeyond passwords Secure all servicescurrently compatible withother authenticator apps,including GoogleAuthenticator How it works For maximum security we always recommend protecting your user accounts with the YubiKey. However where

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3 reasons to use Yubico Authenticator on desktop computers

Did you know that the Yubico Authenticator app is available for desktops as well as mobile devices? Today, we are excited to announce the support of the Yubico Authenticator desktop versions on their respective platform stores (Mac App Store, Microsoft and Snapcraft). Achieving strong protection with authenticator apps   Authentication mechanisms today need to be highly

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1Password rolls out WebAuthn, and enhanced YubiKey support

Yubico has been a major contributor to the development of open standards for authentication from the initial development of the U2F specification to the latest W3C approved WebAuthn. As we see more services upgrade to modern authentication standards, we can’t help but share in the excitement. We are thrilled to share that 1Password, a password

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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