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Now available for purchase: YubiKey 5 Series and Security Key Series with new 5.7 firmware  Yubikey

Now available for purchase: YubiKey 5 Series and Security Key Series with new 5.7 firmware  Yubikey

Earlier this month, we announced the launch of Yubico Authenticator 7 as well as the upcoming availability of YubiKey 5.7 firmware. Beginning today, we’re excited to share that YubiKey 5 Series, Security Key Series, and Security Key Series – Enterprise Edition keys purchased and shipped from Yubico will include the new firmware. Keys with the
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Empowering enterprise security at scale with new product innovations: YubiKey 5.7 and Yubico Authenticator 7 Yubikey

Empowering enterprise security at scale with new product innovations: YubiKey 5.7 and Yubico Authenticator 7 Yubikey

As phishing attacks evolve and are on the rise, organizations are continuously seeking modern, strong authentication technologies like FIDO-based passwordless logins and smart card solutions to safeguard their digital assets, employees, customers and partners. By embracing passwordless authentication and implementing unmatched security measures, organizations can safeguard their sensitive data and ensure a resilient defense against
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Works with YubiKey Spotlight (World Password Day Edition): Empowering enterprises to a passwordless future through integrated solutions with key partners Yubikey

Works with YubiKey Spotlight (World Password Day Edition): Empowering enterprises to a passwordless future through integrated solutions with key partners Yubikey

Today, May 2nd, is World Password Day. Each year, this serves as an annual reminder to take action and steps to  ensure our digital lives are secure. Now, more than ever with data breaches relying on poor password management to gain access to sensitive data, this day has become a cornerstone in promoting cybersecurity awareness
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From passwords to passkeys: Entering a new era in cybersecurity Yubikey

From passwords to passkeys: Entering a new era in cybersecurity Yubikey

Phishing, a common tactic used by hackers to obtain access to sensitive information, is accredited as a contributing factor in over 80% of all security breaches. Phishing occurs when malicious actors impersonate a legitimate entity to deceive people into providing personal information  – typically via email, social media, text messages, or fake websites. Once the
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QR codes within enterprise security: Key considerations and best practices Yubikey

QR codes within enterprise security: Key considerations and best practices Yubikey

Every second, a phishing attack takes place. In fact, over 80% of cyber attacks are a result of stolen login credentials from attacks like phishing – mostly due to the relatively low cost and high success rate to execute these attacks. Unfortunately, this pattern will continue to grow as attackers become more sophisticated, utilizing tools
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Yubico joins CISA and the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative’s High-Risk Communities Protection initiative to continue helping secure high-risk individuals and organizations

Yubico joins CISA and the Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative’s High-Risk Communities Protection initiative to continue helping secure high-risk individuals and organizations

Written by: David Treece We’re honored to share that today we are joining the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) as they launch a new webpage to provide resources for high-risk individuals and organizations to receive the tools they need to...

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 10 for Business enables NFC-based passwordless authentication with YubiKeys Yubikey

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 10 for Business enables NFC-based passwordless authentication with YubiKeys Yubikey

Microsoft has consistently been a pioneer and architect of digital innovations that raises the bar for what technology can accomplish – especially within cybersecurity. Their mission to empower every organization to achieve more is highlighted in advancements in new products – including today’s announcement of Surface Pro 10 for Business which prioritizes security and user
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Five tips to maximize your consumer-facing passkey implementation Yubikey

Five tips to maximize your consumer-facing passkey implementation Yubikey

Passkeys have taken the online security world by storm since their inception in mid-2022, even if the underlying technology can technically be traced back to FIDO2 and its breakthrough onto the world stage in 2018. Popularity has no doubt exploded due to their widespread adoption by the world’s largest tech companies – who also happen
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How to implement a CryptoTokenKit extension on iOS Yubikey

How to implement a CryptoTokenKit extension on iOS Yubikey

In previous blog posts here and here, we’ve shared how you can use a YubiKey and its PIV Smart Card application together with the Yubico Authenticator app for iOS. Essentially, you can now use your YubiKey to authenticate in Safari and many other applications on iOS using certificate-based authentication backed by the PIV Smart Card …
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A Yubico FAQ about passkeys yubikeys

A Yubico FAQ about passkeys yubikeys

In March, we published a blog called “YubiKeys, passkeys and the future of modern authentication” which took a look at the evolution of authentication from when we first introduced the YubiKey back in 2008, to where the industry is heading with the adoption and...

A Glimpse into The Future of Modern Authentication

A Glimpse into The Future of Modern Authentication

The IT industry quickly adapted this methodology and OTP became widely used in many organizations and companies. Different OTP standards were developed, which eventually led to OAuth, a standard to standardize types of OTP. This period also saw the emergence of 2FA (Two Factors Authentication) and MFA (Multi Factors Authentication)

When Sharing Is Not Always Caring

When Sharing Is Not Always Caring

There are many things that have changed during the pandemic. New habits are being adopted and people are beginning to embrace the changes. Businesses no longer work the way they used to. Many workplaces now prefer flexible workspaces with shared workstations to reduce office rent cost and encourage hybrid working.

Protecting Your Most Privileged Users Through YubiKey

Protecting Your Most Privileged Users Through YubiKey

Company’s information is increasingly considered as key corporate assets. Customers’ information, financial data, important documents and product blueprints are examples of important and sensitive data that must be guarded from unauthorized access to maintain information security

Making Zero Trust Real

Making Zero Trust Real

Zero Trust is rapidly becoming the security model of choice among IT leaders as it is a valid and trusted approach to identity security. With a more intentional method for security and privileged access management, Zero Trust’s mantra of “never trust, always verify” differs from the least privileged model.

Are You Sure Your Password is Good Enough?

Are You Sure Your Password is Good Enough?

With the increasing internet usage from accessing your email, online shopping, social media, to online business meeting, internet users have to deal with dozensof passwords to deal with. Both for personal and work purposes, managing different passwords for various accounts can be troublesome.

7 Benefit of Using Password Manager

7 Benefit of Using Password Manager

A password vault stores your passwords securely, allowing you to save the information in the cloud or on your personal computer. This allows you to use truly random combinations in all your passwords, making them much harder for malicious users or bots to crack. Password managers also protect you from giving away private information by mistakes. In fact, there are multiple reasons why you should be using a password manager right now.

Tips to Stay Safe in the Digital World

The best way to stay safe in the digital world, is to get a hardware security key and enable multi-factor authentication for any logins that support using 2FA. A very useful feature of using hardware security key is that if you fall victim of a data breach and your sensitive data is stolen, malicious hackers will not be able to get into your private account without your physical Yubikey. That is why there are zero Google credentials ever been stolen before after using YubiKey.

5 Most Popular Uses of YubiKey

5 Most Popular Uses of YubiKey

The YubiKey—like other, similar devices—is a small metal and plastic key about the size of a USB stick. They plug into your computer, and some also connect to your phone. You can use them in either place, along with your password, to authenticate web logins. Think of it as a physical key that, instead of unlocking a door, unlocks your online life

What is FIDO U2F?

U2F is an open authentication standard that enables keychain devices, mobile phones and other devices to securely access any number of web-based services — instantly and with no drivers or software needed. U2F was created by Google and Yubico, with contribution from NXP, and is today hosted by the open-authentication industry alliance FIDO. Having a FIDO U2F Security Key will ensure that your account will be fool proof and safe from hackers.

How to Protect your account passwords with a Hardware Security Key.

When It comes to protecting your password, SMS based or app-based two factor authentication (2FA) using your smartphone is more secure than depending on just passwords. But sometimes it can be time-consuming to set it up and run. Hardware security keys provide a fast and convenient way to use two factor authentications (2FA) without messing around with your phone. They are based on the FIDO U2F standard, a security protocol that is very difficult to intercept.

Best YubiKey for you

Choosing the best YubiKey for yourself could be difficult sometimes since there are technically many YubiKey to choose from. It comes in a different various size and each individual Key have their own usefulness. Having a YubiKey not only protect you from hackers, it also gives you an unprecedented security when leaving your laptop turn on while you are away.