Tag: zero trust
Jan 18, 2022
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 …
Nov 23, 2021
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 …
Oct 27, 2021
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. …
Aug 24, 2021
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 …
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.
May 13, 2021
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 …