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Laying the groundwork for continuous authentication

Continuous authentication is an emerging concept—a future ‘nirvana’ state of security that would provide the capability to validate a user’s identity in real-time as they maneuver between systems, applications, and devices. In theory, continuous authentication solutions would use risk signals from a variety of monitoring sources to authenticate users, identify potential threats and proactively remediate

Cyber Insurance

Cyber insurance requirements are fast changing in light of large financial payouts due to cybersecurity breaches. YubiKeys deliver phishing-resistant MFA to stop breaches.

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Yubico’s top information security recommendations for 2022

Last  week, we shared a look back at 2021, which experienced an increase in the number of high profile security breaches, many involving devastating ransomware attacks. Attackers preyed on traditionally softer targets like hospitals, schools, and local governments, in addition to the continued focus on the supply chain. Although the root cause for many of

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Now is the time to accelerate phishing resistant MFA

While 2021 isn’t quite over yet, at Yubico, we took a moment to reflect on many of the changes and impacts that have happened in the cybersecurity industry. This year has marked some of the biggest security breaches in history including the SolarWinds and Colonial Pipeline hacks. And with these cybersecurity attacks, we’ve seen: Action

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A new White House directive: Phishing resistance!

The US Government’s Office of Management and Budget recently issued its Draft Zero Trust Strategy, which would require that Federal agencies only use multi-factor authentication that is phishing resistant. This strategy comes on the heels of a number of other actions from the Executive Office of the President including a cybersecurity executive order in May.

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Zero Trust is the new regulatory minimum for Federal agencies: what does that mean for authentication?

The deadline is looming for federal agencies to implement impersonation-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), just one of the new stronger security requirements under President Biden’s new cybersecurity executive order (EO 14028). The EO puts security front and center to address some of the worst cyber attacks against the federal government, setting up new federal compliance expectations

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Modern Authentication for the Federal Government: Enabling Mobile, Secure Authentication in Zero Trust Environments

Learn how DOD approved hardware security keys such as the YubiKey are ideal to fill PIV and CAC related authentication gaps across the federal government, and meet the MFA mandate in the Biden Executive Order 14028.

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New-Era Authentication: For Federal Zero Trust Initiative

Read the SNG Fedscoop Report on new era authentication and how it aligns with the new White House Executive Order on protecting the nation’s cybersecurity.

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Accelerate Your Zero Trust Strategy with Strong Authentication: Seven best practices to jumpstart your journey

Learn about strong authentication best practices that will put you on the right track to implementing your Zero Trust framework.

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Quick Take: Executive Order on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity

With the recent number of attacks that have had significant impact on critical systems, a new executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity has been released, covering many key areas that need to be addressed to protect critical digital infrastructure. This is one of the most detailed U.S. executive orders on cybersecurity and we welcome