YubiKey 5: First multi-protocol security keys with FIDO2 support

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YubiKey 5 Series

Yubico, the leading provider of hardware authentication security keys, has today unveiled the latest update to its hardware-based security keys, the YubiKey 5 Series.

This latest update is the industry’s first multi-protocol security keys supporting FIDO2.

This means that a single security key can support FIDO2, FIDO U2F, smart card (PIV), Yubico OTP, OpenPGP, OATH-TOTP, OATH-HOTP, and Challenge-Response.

The YubiKey 5 NFC goes a step further by making all this available using both NFC and USB for a seamless tap-and-go authentication experience across desktop, laptop and mobile with FIDO2.

The NFC feature is even supported on the iPhone by the LastPass password management app.

YubiKeys are a quick, easy, and affordable way to protect your Google account, Facebook, GitHub, Dropbox, Salesforce admin account, and much more, or to harden your Mac or Windows login credentials.

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This article and images were originally posted on [Latest blogs for ZDNet] September 24, 2018 at 07:38AM. Credit to the original author and Latest blogs for ZDNet .

 

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