The New YubiKey 5C NFC Security Key Lets You Use NFC to Easily Authenticate Your Secure Devices

If you are extra cautious about securing your online accounts with the best possible authentication method you probably know about Yubico. They make hardware authentication security keys to replace two-factor authentication and get rid of the password authentication system for your online accounts.

Basically you just plug the security key on your computer or use the NFC on your smartphone to unlock access to accounts. In this way your authentication method stays completely offline.

Of course you can always use a good password manager for Linux available out there. But if you own or work for a business or just extra cautious about your privacy and security and want to add an extra layer of security these hardware security keys could be worth a try. These devices have gained some popularity lately.

Yubicos latest product YubiKey 5C NFC is probably something impressive because it can be used both as USB type C key and NFC just touch your device with the key.

...

Read Full Post

News Link: https://itsfoss.com/yubikey-5c-nfc/.
RSS Link: https://itsfoss.com/feed/.

Linux Chatter is a news aggregator service that curates some of the best Linux, Cloud, Technical Guides, Hardware and Security news. We display just enough content from the original post to spark your interest. If you like the topic, then click on the 'read full post' button to visit the author's website. Use Linux Chatter to find content from amazing authors!

Note: The content provided has been modified and is not displayed as intended by the author. Any trademarks, copyrights and rights remain with the source.

Disclaimer: Linux Chatter sources content from RSS feeds and personal content submissions. The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Linux Chatter.