FIDO U2F

Twitter Suggests FIDO U2F Keys for User Security

Twitter Suggests FIDO U2F Keys for User Security

Twitter has officially endorsed FIDO U2F certified security keys for users, as well as two-factor authentication more broadly. The social media giant’s advocacy came by way of a larger update on how the company is working to fight spam and malicious bots, with Twitter announcing in a blog post that it had “identified and challenged”…

Yubico Launches FIPS Compliant Security Keys

Yubico Launches FIPS Compliant Security Keys

Government agencies and contractors now have a line of YubiKey devices designed just for them. Called the YubiKey FIS Series, the new line of security keys is compliant with Federal Information Processing Standard 140-2, a certification needed for use by many government agencies and partners collecting and transmitting sensitive information. That means individuals working in…

Yubico’s Transparent Approach to Security Vulnerabilities Sets Strong Example

Yubico’s Transparent Approach to Security Vulnerabilities Sets Strong Example

“With the security flaw fixed, Google gave Yubico a “bug bounty” of $5,000, which the latter donated to Girls Who Code.” Yubico is illustrating the benefits of transparency in a new blog post about a security bug recently found in the use of FIDO U2F authenticators with Google Chrome. As Yubico’s Jesper Johansson and Venkat…