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Why relying on your mobile to access your online accounts is a risky approach
Thu, 17th Nov 2022
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Whilst mobile devices have many uses and provide much convenience, they are not created for online security purposes.
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Yubico research finds concerning trends around authentication security practices
Mon, 3rd Oct 2022
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A new global survey from Yubico has found that 59% of employees still rely on usernames and passwords as the primary method to authenticate their accounts.
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Hands-on review: Yubikey 5C NFC
Thu, 22nd Sep 2022
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Founded in 2007 and specialising in computer and network security, the Swedish company Yubico is now a leader in global authentication.
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New research shows global drive for passwordless authentication
Fri, 17th Jun 2022
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A new study has shown there has been a significant shift towards wanting a passwordless future, but adoption is still in its infancy.
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World (un)Password day? Yubico releases MFA guide encouraging new ideas
Thu, 5th May 2022
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In a slight departure from traditional World Password Day lore, Yubico has today announced a multi-factor authentication (MFA) guide.
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Shopping for cyber insurance? Six questions to ask before calling the insurer
Wed, 4th May 2022
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cybersecurity
The cyber threat landscape has always been worrisome, but today these concerns are heightened given an anticipated uptick in cyber-attacks from bad actors.
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Strong multi-factor authentication key to protecting critical infrastructure providers
Mon, 11th Apr 2022
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"Having a ransomware mitigation plan is one step towards minimising risk, with phishing resistant MFA the key to keeping necessary accounts secure."
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Not having phishing resistant MFA will come at a cost for the finance industry
Wed, 23rd Feb 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
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phishing
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cybersecurity
With the volume of money handled by the finance industry on any given day, it's no wonder that it is a prime target for cybercriminals.
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What should be Australia’s public sector response to strengthening online security?
Thu, 16th Dec 2021
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government
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Government employees and contractors are prime targets for cyber-attacks because of the information they have access to.
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Yubico promotes from within for new APAC regional vice president role
Thu, 18th Nov 2021
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Geoff Schomburgk will now take the reins and continue to manage ANZ operations.
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Hands-on review: Yubico's YubiKey Bio brings no-nonsense biometrics to 2FA
Wed, 10th Nov 2021
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YubiKey Bio works across platforms including Windows, MacOS, Chrome OS and Linux. We take a look.
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Yubico launches hardware security key with NFC & FIDO support
Fri, 5th Nov 2021
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Yubico has updated its hardware security keys with near-field communication (NFC) technologies to support devices with NFC functionality, such as mobile phones.
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Yubico expands YubiEnterprise Delivery Service to ANZ
Thu, 4th Nov 2021
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The Delivery Service is a cloud-based logistics service and allows customers to streamline YubiKey distribution to end-users.
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Yubico adds fingerprint recognition to YubiKey hardware security device
Fri, 8th Oct 2021
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The hardware integrates native biometric enrolment and management features that are supported by desktop-based, FIDO-supported services and applications.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Yubico on the reality of a passwordless future
Wed, 4th Aug 2021
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Yubico believes in a passwordless future - but what does that mean, and is it really possible?
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Yubico pledges to secure world's most at-risk organisations
Mon, 15th Mar 2021
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Yubico is partnering with Microsoft to offer 25,000 free YubiKey security keys to high profile and high risk organisations across 31 countries.
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Yubico rolls out subscription service for hardware authentication keys
Thu, 1st Oct 2020
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“With immediate success from the initial roll out in the US and Canada, we are proud to now offer YubiEnterprise Subscription to our APAC channel partners.” 
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Yubico launches latest YubiKey with NFC & USB-C support
Fri, 11th Sep 2020
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Yubico has released a new hardware authentication key, designed to provide security through both near-field communication (NFC) and USB-C connections and smart card support.
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Interview: Yubico ANZ vice president on passwords in the modern world
Thu, 7th May 2020
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"With open authentication standards, like WebAuthn and FIDO2, a passwordless future is attainable."
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Can we protect against cryptocurrency theft?
Fri, 17th Apr 2020
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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mfa
Once cryptocurrency is stolen, there is no refund like there is with a bank or credit card company, and governments offer no protection for users.
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All the winners from Microsoft's 20/20 security awards
Mon, 30th Mar 2020
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Security partners across 16 categories were recognised at the inaugural 20/20 partner awards.
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'Risky behaviour' observed in IT security pros and individuals - survey
Thu, 20th Feb 2020
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ponemon institute
The report found expectation and reality are often misaligned when it comes to the implementation of desirable security solutions. 
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Yubico launches lightning-compatible security key
Wed, 21st Aug 2019
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Today, the YubiKey 5Ci can be used to secure the 1Password, Bitwarden, Dashlane, Idaptive, LastPass, and Okta iOS mobile applications.
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SIM swapping: What is it and should you be worried?
Mon, 29th Apr 2019
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Due to the growing reliance on mobile phones, SIM swapping is increasingly targeted as a way to take over a victim’s online accounts.
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