• YubiKey for Education

    Securing faculty, students and staff with strong authentication

    The YubiKey protects more than 1,000 academic organizations, including 450 higher education institutions, and millions of users in over 160 countries.

    Easy-to-use and affordable strong authentication

    The YubiKey is an easy-to-use and affordable strong authentication solution that helps protect students, faculty and staff against phishing attacks and account takeovers — on campus and off campus. With a simple touch, the multi-protocol YubiKey protects access to computers, networks, and online services. Over 1,000 academic organizations and higher education institutions are using the YubiKey to mitigate phishing and account takeover related cyber threats.

    Yubico Educational Offer

    This online offer is available to current and newly accepted students, faculty and staff with a valid school email.

    Save 20% on these YubiKeys

    • YubiKey 5 NFC
    • YubiKey 5 Nano
    • YubiKey 5C NFC
    • YubiKey 5C
    • YubiKey 5C Nano
    • YubiKey 5Ci
    • Security Key NFC by Yubico
    • Security Key C NFC by Yubico

    Offer valid for limited quantities, outlined in your application follow-up email.

    Offer details

    Students, Faculty, and Staff: Your code may be used at Yubico.com/store, and will apply a 20% discount up to two keys from the YubiKey 5 and Security Key Series of products.

    Full details outlined in follow-up email. Enjoy these savings on items purchased at Yubico.com only. Offer is open to students, faculty and staff of valid educational institutions worldwide. Offer ends December 31, 2024 and offer may change without notice.

    Qualified Yubico representatives are available to discuss larger volumes of YubiKeys for your school’s organization. Please Contact Sales for more information.

    “The ease of securely authenticating into our systems, by touching a button on the YubiKey, was a driving forcing for the inclusion of YubiKeys as a part of our multifactor strategy.”

    Read how YubiKeys protect Duke University’s critical IT systems >
    Richard BeiverChief Information Security officer, Duke University

    The YubiKey family

    Choose from a variety of YubiKey models depending on your needs. The keychain model is designed to go anywhere on a keychain. The nano models is small enough to stay in the USB port of your computer. Choose between USB-A or USB-C.

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