The YubiKey 5 FIPS Series is a hardware based authentication solution that provides superior defense against phishing, eliminates account takeovers, and enables compliance requirements for strong authentication. This series of security keys are FIPS 140-2 validated (Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3.) and meet authenticator assurance level 2 (AAL2) of NIST SP800-63B guidance.
The YubiKey offers superior security by combining hardware-based authentication and public key cryptography to effectively defend against phishing attacks and eliminate account takeovers. Each key offers multi-protocol support including Yubico OTP, OATH HOTP, U2F, PIV, and OpenPGP. Users have the broadest options for strong authentication including two-factor and multi-factor authentication.
Easy, Fast and Reliable
The YubiKey provides a simple and intuitive authentication experience that users find easy to use, ensuring rapid adoption and organizational security. With authentication speeds up to 4X faster than OTP or SMS based authentication, the YubiKey does not require a battery or network connectivity, making authentication always accessible.
Reduce IT Operational Costs
The ease of use and reliability of the YubiKey is proven to reduce password support incidents by 92%. This was documented in a research paper by Google, describing the Google employee rollout to more than 70 countries. Deployments are faster and cost less with the YubiKey’s industry leading support for numerous protocols, systems and services.
Modern Authentication from the Industry Leader
The YubiKey is the trusted secure authentication choice for the largest technology, finance, and retail companies in the world. This includes 9 of the top 10 technology companies, 4 of the top 10 US banks, and 2 of the top 3 global retailers. Companies including Google, Facebook, Salesforce and thousands more trust the YubiKey to protect account access to computers, networks and online services.
Meet Compliance Requirements
The YubiKey FIPS Series enables government agencies and regulated industries to meet authenticator assurance level 2 (AAL2) requirements from the new NIST SP800-63B guidance.