Yubico’s 4th generation YubiKey is built on high-performance secure elements.
YubiKey 4 is a small USB device supporting multiple authentication and cryptographic protocols. With a simple touch, YubiKey protects access to computers, networks, and online services for everyone from individual consumers to the world’s largest organizations. YubiKey 4 works on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux operating systems, and on major browsers.
- Works instantly with no need to re-type passcodes replacing SMS texts, authenticator apps, RSA tokens,
and similar devices.
- Identifies as a USB keyboard, smart card, and smart card reader – no client software or drivers need to beinstalled, no batteries, no moving parts.
Where you can use YubiKey 4:
The YubiKey 4 and YubiKey 4 Nano can be used for securing access to a wide range of applications, including remote access and VPN, password managers, computer login, FIDO U2F login (Gmail, GitHub, Dropbox, etc), content management systems, and much more. Find out more about the range of open source and enterprise solutions on our YubiKey for Business and YubiKey for Individuals pages.
UNIVERSAL 2ND FACTOR
FIDO U2F is an emerging open authentication standard, with native support in platforms and browsers. U2F breaks the mold for high security public key authentication, removing the complexity of drivers, specialized client software, and the traditional costly CA model. With FIDO U2F, one single YubiKey 4 or YubiKey 4 Nano supports any number of online services, with no user information or encryption keys shared between the service providers. Learn more about FIDO U2F.