YubiKey for Technology
The world’s most progressive companies demand the world’s most effective security.
Highly secure tech IT solutions
for progressive companies
High tech companies experience the highest number of cyber attacks. Bad actors are relentlessly trying to acquire technological IP – patents, code, trade secrets, and strategic plans. With the YubiKey, technology companies can avail of high security ROI while stopping account takeovers and keeping critical technology IP and trade secrets secure.
Make security solutions technology stronger
Legacy authentication methods such as SMS-based, knowledge based authentication (KBA), email, voice confirmation, etc. are not secure. Additionally, employee-owned mobile devices for 2FA create security risk and usability issues especially when a mobile device is lost or damaged.
YubiKeys feature modern protocols like FIDO2 and WebAuthn, as well as OTP, SmartCard (PIV), OpenPGP, and earlier FIDO versions. A single key scales to hundreds of applications and services, concurrently supporting current applications and authentication methods, and advanced and emerging protocols.
Protect your Intellectual Property
Code, patents, blueprints, schematics and sensitive financial data are at the heart of successful technology companies. Not securing this information properly against phishing and account takeovers can have big legal and financial repercussions.
Using strong public key cryptography, YubiKey strengthens security for 2FA and MFA for applications and services such as GitHub and SSH. YubiKey also offers secure access to laptops and desktops, protecting on-device applications and information. Multiple login options include authentication for Macs, local Windows, Azure Active Directory, Active Directory and Microsoft Accounts.
Offer the best user experience
SMS, one time passwords and mobile push authenticators interrupt user workflows and reduce productivity. Having to type in one time codes or go through extra steps can get frustrating, especially for recurring logins.
Yubikeys offer an easy and frictionless user experience. To authenticate, users simply tap or touch their security key. YubiKeys don’t require batteries, have no breakable screens, don’t need a cellular connection, and are water-resistant and crush-proof.
Drive high security ROI
Many applications that support OTP and other legacy methods don’t yet support modern protocols like FIDO2 and WebAuthn. A rip and replace of legacy methods overnight is not pragmatic and can be costly. At the same time, having users carry multiple authentication devices is not desirable either.
YubiKeys drive the best security ROI with unparalleled versatility, frictionless user experience and multi-protocol support. Organizations have seen a 92% reduction in help desk costs, strong rise in user adoption, and a sharp decline in account takeovers.
Case in point:
Google stops attacks
on employee accounts
Google, the world’s largest Internet company is under constant attack from nation-states, hacktivists, fraudsters, and all manner of bad actors seeking to do harm. The company believed their one-time password LCD devices and mobile apps were increasingly vulnerable to phishing and “man in the middle (MitM)” attacks.
The company turned to Yubico and implemented a policy whereby 2 Yubikeys became “standard issue” for each and every employee, as well as available for end-users.
- Zero account takeovers
- 92% reduction in support costs
- 4x faster logins
- Zero failure rates
“We believe that by using this token we’ve raised the standard of security for our employees beyond what was commercially available.”
“Other technologies, such as traditional OTP-based hardware tokens, smart cards, and biometrics didn’t fully support our need to allow multiple and rapid logins to SSH sessions.”
Modern strong authentication and compliance for Financial Services
Read this white paper to learn how strong authentication using the YubiKey can help financial institutions stay protected against cyber attacks, and meet regulatory compliance for FFIEC, PCI DSS, GLBA, PSD2, eIDAS, SOX, SOC2, GDPR, and more.
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