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Yubico Launches Enhanced Authenticator App Suite for Secure Authentication on iOS, Android and Desktop

With the increasing adoption of two-factor authentication (2FA), time-based one-time passcode (TOTP) authenticator apps have grown in popularity — in large part due to the rapid rise in phishing attacks and credential theft. While these apps deliver some level of protection, there are still additional security and portability limitations.  Yubico Authenticator flips the model of

Yubico Launches the World’s First Lightning-Compatible Security Key, the YubiKey 5Ci

Today, the YubiKey 5Ci can be used to secure the 1Password, Bitwarden, Dashlane, Idaptive, LastPass, and Okta iOS mobile applications along with additional services accessed through the Brave iOS browser app. Supported logins on the Brave browser include,,,, and Monkton Rebar and XTN also support the YubiKey 5Ci in their

Yubico Announces YubiKey for Lightning Partner Preview

The Partner Preview Program includes access to a YubiKey 5Ci preview device (formerly the YubiKey for Lightning) for development and testing, along with SDKs for both iOS and Android so organizations can unify their end-user authentication journey across all mobile platforms. The YubiKey 5Ci, which will be available later this year, delivers dual connections, with

Yubico’s 2019 State of Password and Authentication Security Behaviors Report

The purpose of this study is to understand the beliefs and behaviors surrounding password management and authentication practices for individuals both in the workplace and at home. The goal was to understand if these beliefs and behaviors align, and why or why not.  The conclusion is that despite the increasing concern regarding privacy and protection

Yubico Launches Security Key NFC and Private Preview of YubiKey for Lightning at CES 2019

  “Yubico’s goal is to make strong, simple authentication truly ubiquitous, across all services, devices, and operating systems,” said Stina Ehrensvard, CEO and Founder, Yubico. “Today at CES, we are excited to introduce the addition of NFC to our Security Key Series, and reveal our YubiKey for Lightning. These two products deliver on our mission

Yubico Announces YubiHSM 2 Integration with AWS IoT Greengrass; Delivering Hardware-based Private Key and Secrets Storage

   The YubiHSM 2 delivers some of the highest levels of security for cryptographic digital key generation, storage, and management, supporting an extensive range of enterprise environments and applications, in a cost effective and minimalistic form factor. The new YubiHSM 2 integration with AWS IoT Greengrass introduces hardware root of trust private key storage, adding

Yubico Introduces Open Source YubiHSM SDK for Securing Infrastructures and Cryptographic Key Material

With the introduction of the open source YubiHSM 2 SDK, developers can rapidly build apps, across a wide variety of architectures and platforms, to easily integrate with the YubiHSM 2. For apps that communicate using PKCS#11, they can now use the SDK to integrate to the YubiHSM 2 and enable all of its security capabilities

Yubico Launches YubiKey 5 Series, the Industry’s First Multi-Protocol Security Keys Supporting FIDO2

Yubico continues to create authentication technologies that not only work for today’s authentication scenarios, but into tomorrow’s, helping to bridge the gap from existing solutions to a future of passwordless login. The YubiKey 5 series delivers the same ease of use, high level of security, and durable construction expected from a YubiKey, with added authentication

Yubico Launches FIPS 140-2 Validated YubiKey Series

  FIPS 140-2 certification is essential for many branches of the US government and federal contractors, and also corporations in the private sector that work with the federal government to collect and transmit sensitive but unclassified (SBU) information. The YubiKey FIPS series uses the YubiKey 4 Cryptographic Module that received FIPS 140-2 validated at Overall

Yubico Extends Mobile Solution with Release of Software Development Kit for iOS; LastPass Delivers First iOS App with YubiKey NEO NFC Support

In iOS 11, it became possible to authenticate with Yubico one-time password (Yubico OTP) over NFC, a feature request by many YubiKey users. To remove complexity and help mobile application developers simplify and deliver on this functionality, Yubico created the Mobile SDK for iOS. This SDK enables rapid integration of YubiKey OTP authentication over NFC