The YubiKey combines hardware-based authentication and public key cryptography to eliminate account takeovers. Simply insert into a USB slot and authenticate with a touch. YubiKey authentication is four times faster than typing a One Time Passcode and does not require a battery nor network connectivity so it is always on and accessible.
Core YUBIKEY Features
- Works instantly, no need to re-type passcodes from a device — replacing SMS texts, authenticator apps, legacy OTP tokens, and similar devices
- Identifies as a USB keyboard, smart card and smart card reader — no client software or drivers need to be installed, no batteries, no moving parts
- Crush-resistant and waterproof, YubiKey 5 is practically indestructible during normal use, weighs only 3g, and attaches to your keychain alongside your house and car keys
- Integration within minutes with free and open source server software
- Manufactured in USA and Sweden with high security and quality
Unique YUBIKEY 5 Features
- First set of multi-protocol security keys to support: FIDO2 / WebAuthn, Near Field Communication (NFC), FIDO U2F, PIV (smart card), OpenPGP, Yubico OTP, OATH-TOTP, OATH-HOTP, and challenge-response.
- Single-Factor Authentication (Passwordless)
- Second-Factor Authentication
- Multi-Factor Authentication (Passwordless, PIN, Touch)