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The YubiKey is a hardware authentication device manufactured by Yubico to protect access to computers, networks, and online services that supports one-time passwords, public-key cryptography, and authentication, and the Universal 2nd Factor and FIDO2 protocols developed by the FIDO Alliance.

Yubico Biometrics News


Reports show modest passkey uptake as new products launch 

Reports show findings on the prospect of passkey uptake for businesses, while Bitwarden password manager and Google’s new Titan Security…

Nov 2, 2023

Yubico joins EWC’s large-scale pilot for EU digital ID wallets ahead of eIDAS 2.0

Hardware security key firm Yubico is joining one of four large-scale pilots (LSPs) developing the underlying technology for the incoming…

Oct 19, 2023

FIDO Alliance survey shows biometrics as the preferred consumer log-in method

Biometrics are the preferred method of authentication for respondents from every country to a FIDO Alliance survey, but old-school passwords…

Apr 26, 2023

Passwordless options, biometrics love grow, but legacy authentication lingers

Authentication plays a crucial role in an organization’s security strategy. Many companies are exploring options to ensure access is only…

Apr 24, 2023

Sort-of IPO planned for Yubico with merger. SPACs get more attractive

Another identity authentication firm is turning to a pseudo-IPO to generate funds. Multifactor access security key firm Yubico is merging…

Jan 27, 2023

NordPass to offer biometric passwordless authentication, Yubico expands program

Password manager firm NordPass has confirmed it will start storing passkeys and offer biometric passwordless authentication to access them. The…

Oct 27, 2022

Microsoft and Yubico release 3 new Azure AD solutions to tackle enterprise phishing

Microsoft and Yubico have announced the release of three new sets of solutions to aid organizations in deploying Azure Active…

Oct 5, 2022

Passwordless authentication expands with integrations, distribution partnerships

Several companies in the biometric and digital identity space have signed new deals, with QR authentication platform Keyri now integrating…

Dec 16, 2021

Ping launches authorization, BIO-key updates panel for enterprise IAM

Ping Identity has launched dynamic authorization capabilities for its digital identity cloud platform to enable enterprises to control what users can…

Nov 19, 2021

New CFO for Secret Double Octopus as digital ID technology providers unveil appointments

Secret Double Octopus has appointed Yair Averbuch as its chief financial officer, describing him as an “IPO and scale out veteran”…

Oct 19, 2021

Consumers prefer biometrics to passwords, think less of brands with bad authentication

A far greater number of consumers would choose to use biometrics for authentication than passwords, if given the choice, according…

Oct 5, 2021

Remote work contributes to enterprise shift to biometrics, away from passwords

The range of fraud and access control risks that go along with remote work practices are leading enterprises to adopt…

Jun 23, 2021

Okta CEO says total addressable identity and access management market near $80B

The identity and access management (IAM) market continues to adapt to the surge of new users and use cases prompted…

May 17, 2021

Cloudflare launches cryptographic humanity authentication test to eliminate CAPTCHAs

Making people complete CAPTCHAs to prove they are not bots wastes 32 seconds, on average, and could be costing years’…

May 4, 2021

SecureAuth, Echoworx and Avatier add passwordless biometrics for email, office tools

SecureAuth has added several new authentication tools and capabilities to its platform to help organizations adjust to the challenges of…

Apr 27, 2021

Half of organizations use biometrics for privileged account access

Spending on multi-factor authentication (MFA) is set for a major increase, as nearly three quarters of respondents (74 percent) to…

Mar 11, 2021

Microsoft enhances AccountGuard digital ID security and expands partnership with Yubico

Microsoft has upgraded the digital ID protections of its AccountGuard program to offer the service for people involved in politics…

Jan 25, 2021

Passwordless authentication rising with FIDO and biometrics tackling security risks, report says

Passwordless authentication technologies, and particularly physical tokens, some of which are secured with biometrics, are on the rise, according to…

Jan 15, 2021

FIDO2 biometric authentication launched by Oracle, extended by Ipsidy

Oracle has announced the general availability of FIDO2 WebAuthn for its cloud identity service. Following the implementation of the new…

Nov 26, 2020

AWS Single Sign-On now supports WebAuthn multi-factor authentication tools like YubiKeys

Support for Yubico in the AWS environment has been expanded with the introduction of native WebAuthn support for AWS Single Sign-On…

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