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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.

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Germany names 5 more companies to prototype EUDI Wallet

Last week, Germany announced six companies that will receive funding to design prototypes for the European Union Digital Identity (EUDI)…

May 7, 2024

Security hardware keys evolve for new passwordless authentication options

San Jose-headquartered Feitian Technologies has launched its FKaaS (Feitian Key as a Service) product, a passwordless authentication tool aimed at…

Mar 17, 2024

Political campaigns could lose more than donations if they don’t secure their data

The focus on dangers posed by AI for U.S. elections this year is understandable, but it might overshadow more mundane…

Mar 8, 2024

Yubico releases multi-protocol edition of its biometric security key

Yubico is adding a multi-protocol edition to its line of biometric hardware security keys for enterprise users in partnership with…

Jan 26, 2024

1Kosmos, Yubico update passwordless physical security keys

Passwordless authentication and identity proofing company 1Kosmos is launching a biometric security key targeting workplaces where smartphones are not allowed….

Jan 18, 2024

Yubico is taking cybersecurity to Hollywood

Stina Ehrensvard wants to make cybersecurity as popular as chess. The co-founder of Yubico, the company hardware authentication device YubiKey,…

Nov 17, 2023

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’…

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