Modern Authentication to Secure Enterprises: AWS SSO with WebAuthn and YubiKeys

Presented by

Karen Larsen, Director, Integrations Program, (Yubico), Ron Cully, Principal Product Manager Technical, (AWS)

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Addressing the new norm of working from home, organizations have accelerated the adoption of cloud infrastructures by enabling access to critical business applications, stretching the security perimeter of their network. Zero trust is top of mind for security professionals. How do you ensure that the right people have access to the organization’s business critical applications while reducing the surface area of attacks? With AWS SSO support for WebAuthn, organizations have additional security options for authenticating users. Users can now use FIDO2 enabled security keys - such as a YubiKey - with AWS SSO for secure and easy single sign-on access to mission critical applications. In today’s presentation, Karen Larson, Director of Integrations at Yubico and Ron Cully, Sr. Product Manager at AWS will take you through what WebAuthn is and what the launch of AWS SSO WebAuthn unlocks for its customers and cloud administrators. In this webinar you will learn: -The role definition of WebAuthn, FIDO2, CTAP -Security key benefits of YubiKey to secure online identities -Capabilities of AWS SSO -New features unlocked with AWS SSO WebAuthn -Benefits to using AWS SSO WebAuthn and YubiKeys

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