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Yubico Launches New Innovation to Secure Servers

  Hundreds of thousands of servers around the world are storing sensitive user data and cryptographic secrets related to users. A rapidly increasing number of incidents where servers have been attacked and sensitive user data has been compromised have highlighted the urgent need for better protection of servers. However, the high cost and complexity involved

YubiKey Replaces Legacy Authentication Solution at Oregon Transit Agency

TriMet provides public transportation for the Portland, Oregon metro area and had been using legacy security tokens for authenticating their remote users. Due to the increased cost and security concerns with the previous solution, TriMet started evaluating alternative authentication technologies and found that the YubiKey was the best fit. The YubiKey did not only provide a higher

Yubico Brings Two-Factor Authentication to Mortgage Industry

Many online web services are protected only by a single password; but within the past year, compromised identities and stolen passwords have exposed weaknesses in this “single-factor” authentication. By offering their customers the security of two-factor authentication, Avantus provides their customers the protection they need to securely access credit information. “In the mortgage industry, the

Yubico and OneLogin Bring Secure Access to Financial Cloud

  Sterling Knight, a financial services company based in Singapore, is using the innovative authentication key from Yubico and OneLogin’s single sign-on and identity management service. The convenient key generates a One-Time Password (OTP) used by Sterling Knight remote workers to securely access the OneLogin Application Portal, protecting access to its Web applications without compromising ease-of-use. “With

High School Uses YubiKey to Login Securely to Google Apps

As more and more e-services move to the cloud, so do fraudsters. Online identity theft is today the fastest growing crime with more than a trillion US dollars in yearly losses. To address this problem, the Swedish Data Inspection Board requires all Swedish local e-governments and schools to move from username and password login to

Yubico and ForgeRock Partner for Secure and Open Source SSO

Cloud computing brings computer and data resources to the cloud and offers higher efficiency, massive scalability and faster and easier software development. Yubico and ForgeRock envision a world of many clouds – public and private – that are open, secure and interoperable and this partnership is one step closer to that vision. ForgeRock is a

Yubico Introduces YubiHSM to Protect Secrets on Servers

  Hundreds of thousands of servers around the world are storing sensitive user data and cryptographic secrets related to users. A rapidly increasing number of these servers are being attacked remotely via the Internet, where user data becomes compromised. Despite the growing need for secure servers, the high cost for Hardware Security Modules (HSMs), with

Swedish Healthcare Uses YubiKey for Securing Access to Patient Data

Riks-Stroke, the national register center for acute stroke, is one of the largest quality registers in Sweden. All Swedish hospitals admitting acute stroke patients participate. With more than a quarter of a million stroke events recorded, Riks-Stroke plays a leading role in European collaboration of stroke registers. In October 2010, the Swedish Data Inspection Agency

YubiKey Authentication in Microsoft Cloud Platform Windows Azure

The Windows Azure platform is a massively scalable and cost-effective cloud platform that enables customers to build, host and dynamically scale applications and services through the Microsoft data centers around the world. Windows Azure based solutions can easily integrate with the YubiKey two-factor authentication service for increased security in a very cost-effective and flexible way.

Linux Full Disk Encryption Secured with YubiKey Challenge Response

The proof of concept for using the YubiKey to encrypt the entire hard drive on a Linux computer has been developed by Tollef Fog Heen, a long time YubiKey user and Debian package maintainer. “Implementing the challenge-response encryption was surprisingly easy by building on the open source tools from Yubico as well as the existing