What's the Big Deal with YubiKey?

Posted by Jordan Weber on Wed, Aug, 08, 2018 @ 11:08 AM

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Google recently made big headlines when it announced that it has eliminated phishing attacks within its organization. That’s no small feat, considering that Google has tens of thousands of employee accounts to secure, and has already lived through a sophisticated cyberattack in 2009. The key to Google’s success is literally a USB-based key, small enough to fit in your pocket or on the lanyard you wear around your neck at the office. It’s called a YubiKey, and it’s quickly becoming everyone’s favorite form of two-factor authentication, or 2FA. In this video, we explain why YubiKey’s security, durability, and speed are driving many companies to replace their other forms of 2FA, such as SMS authentication codes.

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