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Yubico YubiKey Security Keys For Two Factor Authentication

Posted On: Apr 11, 2018   |   Posted By: Gadget Review

Yubico YubiKey Security Keys For Two Factor Authentication

If you don't have a second layer of security for your online accounts, you're not as secure as you think you are. You could always use an authentication app, but then you have to enter a multi-digit passcode every time you login to a new device or app. One easy solution is to use a Yubikey. These devices are very handy for upping your security with no hassle.
How Secure Are You?
Yubikeys are tiny USB drives that also are a two-factor authentication tool for various services and operating systems. It combines hardware-based authentication and public key cryptography and this eliminates account takeovers. All you have to do is insert the device into a USB slot and authenticate with just a touch. It doesn't get easier than that.
One of the best features is that YubiKey authentication is four times faster than typing a One Time Passcode and it doesn't need a battery or network connectivity so it is always on and accessible. The YubiKey 4 Series comes in four versions, but each has the same internal components,...

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