Core challenge-response features

  • Supports the Yubico OTP algorithm
  • Does not require a network connection to an external validation server
  • Does not require additional low-level drivers for use — all communication is supported by the built-in HID class driver
  • YubiKey may be configured for automatic validation or can require user response
  • Supports standard HMAC-SHA1
  • YubiKey creates a “response” based on a provided “challenge” and a shared secret
  • High-Level Device Configuration Component based on Microsoft’s COM/ActiveX technology provided for ease of integration
  • Supports a wide range of languages and scripting environments

Programming the YubiKey with a challenge-response credential from Yubico on Vimeo.