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Duo for Federal

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Duo and the YubiKey deliver a strong authentication solution for government agencies, contractors, and organizations. The joint solution meets the federal guidelines outlined in NIST 800-63-3 AAL3—the highest Authenticator Assurance Level.

Simple, secure

Duo and Yubico simplify strong authentication, while still maintaining the highest level of security, so organizations can meet government standards and focus on what’s important.

Trusted leaders

Both key members of the FIDO Alliance, Duo and Yubico are at the forefront of bringing leading edge authentication technologies like FIDO U2F to federal agencies, contractors, and organizations.

Low cost

Deploying NIST-compliant, AAL 3 2FA with Duo and the YubiKey is a fast, simple, and inexpensive process, thanks to the joint solution’s seamless compatibility with existing security infrastructure.

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Joint solution brief
System requirements
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  • Government
  • Identity Access Management
Compatible legacy YubiKeys
  • YubiKey C FIPS
  • YubiKey C Nano FIPS
  • YubiKey FIPS
  • YubiKey Nano FIPS
Product overview

To secure access to critical information, FIPS Publication 140-2 requires federal agencies and contractors who routinely process, store, and transmit sensitive federal information to implement the strong authentication controls outlined by NIST. The Duo platform leverages FIPS-validated YubiKey hardware to provide strong two-factor authentication (2FA) so end-users can securely access data and applications on the network or in the cloud. Duo and Yubico deliver a joint solution that meets the highest authentication assurance level outlined in NIST 800-63-3—AAL3.

Security protocol support
  • Universal 2nd Factor (U2F)
  • One Time Password - HOTP
  • One Time Password - Yubico OTP
Desktop/laptop platform support
  • Linux
  • macOS
  • Microsoft Windows
Mobile platform support
  • Android (Smartphone/Tablet via NFC)
Browser support
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Safari

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