Protect data with secure access to computers
A range of computer login choices for organizations and individuals
Secure Windows with strong authentication
Windows offers multiple login options. Read below to see which one applies to you.
If your user account is local and not managed by Entra ID, you can add a layer of protection beyond passwords with the YubiKey.
Before installing the Yubico Login for Windows software, please make a note of your Windows username and password. If you do not have your UN/PW, you will not be able to log in once Yubico Login for Windows has been installed. Secure local accounts now:
- Download Yubico Login for Windows 10/11 (64 bit)
- Download Yubico Login for Windows 10 (32 bit)
- Yubico Login for Windows Configuration Guide
- Watch the video
Note: Yubico Login for Windows secures Windows 10 and 11 if not managed by Entra ID. Yubico Login for Windows is only compatible with machines built on the x86 architecture. It is not compatible with Windows on Arm (ARM32, ARM64) based machines.
Entra ID – Smart Card functionality
If your laptop/desktop (Windows 11 or later) or your Windows Server (2022 and later) is joined to Entra ID, you can use a YubiKey for login using the Smart Card functionality.
- Learn more about smart card login
Your Microsoft Account can be configured to use strong authentication using the YubiKey to websites that support Microsoft Account sign-in.
Secure Macs with strong authentication
The YubiKey offers smart card authentication for Macs. Read below to learn more.
Secure Mac login
If you need to secure your Mac you can use a YubiKey for login using the Smart Card functionality.
- Learn more about securing macOS