What the Authn? How Passkeys Offer a Fresh Take to Authentication Dilemmas

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Derek Hanson, VP, Standards & Alliances, Yubico

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Everyone is talking about passkeys - but what are they, and what do they mean for the future of authentication? A passkey is a more secure replacement for passwords, which stops phishing in its tracks. Passkey technology is the cybersecurity industry’s attempt to streamline, modernize and rebrand authentication lexicon, even if the underlying technology is essentially identical to FIDO2/WebAuthn, which have existed since 2018. Join our webinar to learn: - Top authentication misconceptions - Where passkeys fit into the future of authentication - Different passkey implementations and security and usability tradeoffs - How to build a modern phishing-resistant MFA strategy that defeats modern threats Confidentiality and Data Processing: The information you provide in this form will be held in confidence by Yubico, Inc. and its Affiliates. Any personal information submitted in this form will be used by Yubico, Inc. and its Affiliates, for their performance of this webinar, and as such, you agree to being contacted and receiving relevant marketing materials. “Affiliate” means an entity that, directly or indirectly, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Yubico, Inc.
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Yubico, the inventor of the YubiKey, makes secure login easy and available for everyone. Since the company was founded in 2007, it has been a leader in setting global standards for secure access to computers, mobile devices, servers, browsers, and internet accounts. Yubico is a creator and core contributor to the FIDO2, WebAuthn, and FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) open authentication standards, and is a pioneer in delivering modern, hardware-based authentication security at scale. YubiKeys are the gold standard for phishing-resistant multi-factor authentication (MFA), enabling a single device to work across hundreds of consumer and enterprise applications and services. Yubico’s technology enables secure authentication, encryption, and code signing and is used and loved by many of the world’s largest organizations and millions of customers in more than 160 countries. Aligned with its mission of making the internet more secure for everyone, Yubico donates YubiKeys to organizations helping at-risk individuals through the philanthropic initiative, Secure it Forward. Yubico is privately held, with presence around the globe and offices in Palo Alto, San Francisco, Seattle, and Stockholm. For more information, please visit: www.yubico.com.