Public Preview Azure AD with FIDO2 passwordless login

Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure AD support for FIDO2-based passwordless sign-in. With this preview you can now go passwordless with the public preview of FIDO2 security keys support in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). This releases provides you with seamless, secure, and passwordless access to all your Azure AD-connected apps and services. In […]

Android now FIDO2 Certified

FIDO Alliance announced that Android is now FIDO2 Certified, bringing simpler, stronger authentication capabilities to over a billion devices that use this platform every day. With this news, any compatible device running Android 7.0+ is now FIDO2 Certified out of the box or after an automated Google Play Services update. This gives users the ability […]

Security Key NFC door Yubico

Yubico has added a new Security Key to the Security Key Series with exceptional security and durability for FIDO2 and U2F, with USB and NFC. Overview Security Key NFC The security key NFC works by default with hundreds of services that already support FIDO U2F and FIDO2 authentication protocols, including Microsoft (for passwordless login), Google, […]

Secure password-less sign-in for your Microsoft account

Microsoft just turned on the ability to securely sign in with your Microsoft account using a standards-based FIDO2 compatible device—no username or password required! FIDO2 enables users to leverage standards-based devices to easily authenticate to online services—in both mobile and desktop environments. This combination of ease of use, security, and broad industry support is going […]

Introducing the YubiKey 5 Series

Yubico announced the 5th generation YubiKey has arrived! With New NFC and FIDO2 Passwordless Features The new YubiKey 5 Series is comprised of four multi-protocol security keys, including two much anticipated new features: FIDO2 / WebAuthn and NFC (near field communication). The YubiKey 5 Series is the industry’s first set of multi-protocol security keys to […]

5 Simple Ways to Get Started with Your YubiKey

There are several applications and services that many of us use weekly, and in most cases, daily — Gmail, Facebook, Dropbox, a password manager — and the good news is that all of these support the YubiKey for strong authentication. And now, there is one more to add to the list! As of last month, […]

Google: Security key prevents account takeover employees

Google has not had any of its 85,000+ employees successfully phished on their work-related accounts since early 2017, when it began requiring all employees to use physical Security Keys, the Yubico FIDO, in place of passwords and one-time codes. A Google spokesperson said Security Keys now form the basis of all account access at Google. […]

FIPS 140-2 Gevalideerde YubiKey Series

The YubiKey FIPS series uses the YubiKey 4 Cryptographic Module that received FIPS 140-2 validated at Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3 with certificate number 3204. At this level, the YubiKey FIPS series meets Authenticator Assurance Level 3 (AAL3) as defined in NIST SP800-63B, that enables compliance with Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)  and […]

YubiKey-authenticatie werkt nu ook met iOS-versie LastPass

YubiKey users with an iPhone 7 or newer running on iOS 11 can authenticate to the LastPass app via NFC. Where LastPass already supported the YubiKey NEO on Android for a long time. Recently, Apple has decided to make NFC accessible to other iOS developers, so that support of devices like the YubiKey is now […]

Firefox 60 launch with YubiKey support

Mozilla has launched a new version of firefox that supports log-in via usb tokens on websites, sponsored content and Windows Group Policy. Firefox is the first browser to support the new security standard, Web Authentication (WebAuthn). Firefox 60 is the first browser that supports the Web Authentication API. This programming interface allows users to log into […]

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