GitHub to Offer Passkey to the Public – Now Available to All Users of GitHub.com
September 22, ZDNET reports that GitHub launched a general availability of Passkey for all GitHub.com users on September 21, US time. Passkey was available in public beta in July, and many developers have adopted it, the company said. The general availability continues the company’s commitment to secure all contributors with two-factor authentication (2FA) by the end of 2023 and to strengthen security across the platform without compromising the user experience, the company says. To register a passkey for your account, click “Add a passkey” in your account security settings. If you have already set up a security key, you will see an “Upgrade” option.
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Below are the three security keys TrustKey, Yubikey, and Pocket Key
The world’s best security authentication solution
Aiming to provide the world’s best security authentication solution to the world.
TrustKey was established in 2020.
Product Information: T Series
USB type hardware security
Based on eWBM’s MS500 microprocessor with powerful security features
Strong touch-based authentication and PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) based mechanism
Simple and easy-to-understand login
CAMPFIRE posting period
September 20 to November 15
Publication URL is here.
Product Information: G Series
World’s highest level fingerprint authentication algorithm
Level 2 is currently the highest level in the FIDO Alliance.
Fast login without password
TrustKey allows users to log in easily and securely without passwords.
TrustKey T series security keys support multi-protocol authentication methods including FIDO2 and FIDO U2F.
It supports multi-protocol authentication methods including HOTP/TOTP (one-time passcode) and protects users from authentication information hijacking by phishing and MITM (man-in-the-middle) attacks.
■Supports multiple client devices
Trust Key is a roaming authentication.
It can be used with multiple user devices.
Support for Microsoft Azure AD
TrustKey fully supports Microsoft Azure AD. It can be used to sign in to any Windows PC participating in Azure, whether online, offline, or in airplane mode.
CAMPFIRE Listing Period
September 20 to November 15
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Yubico Security Key
YUBIKEY will sell 3 products.
They will be available at K-SHOP and Amazon.
Yubikey 5 NFC USB-A Yubikey 5 NFC USB-C Yubikey 5C USB-C
How YubiKey works
No more reaching for your phone to open apps or memorize codes.
Simply touch the YubiKey to verify. Plus, you don’t have to use YubiKey every time.
Once your app or service is verified, you can maintain its reliability. It’s that easy.
YubiKey 5 Series – The world’s best multi-protocol security key
The YubiKey 5 Series eliminates account hijacking by providing powerful phishing protection with multi-protocol capabilities that can protect legacy and modern systems. The series offers a variety of authentication options, including strong two-factor authentication, multi-factor authentication, passwordless authentication, and seamless touch-to-sign.
All-in-One Configurable Security Key
Multiprotocol YubiKey secures access to computers, networks, and online services with a simple touch.
Easier and more secure than authentication apps
No more reaching for your smartphone or retyping passcodes.
Just plug in YubiKey, tap it, and the rest is automatic.
Support for hundreds of services
YubiKey works with Windows and Mac logins, Gmail, Dropbox, Facebook, Salesforce, Duo, and many more services.
Fast ID Online [FIDO®] Pocket Key by ACS
ACS’s Pocket Key provides users with a secure and fast passwordless online login experience. The Pocket Key allows individuals, businesses, and government agencies to replace passwords with multi-factor or two-factor authentication, reducing reliance on static passwords.
The device is certified by the FIDO Alliance [FIDO]® and is compliant with the FIDO2 protocol. The device’s encryption security model can eliminate the possibility of phishing, passwords, identity theft, and repeated attacks. User tracking can be prevented by storing FIDO encryption keys on the device and creating a unique key for each website.
The Pocket Key is designed with a USB Type A and a single mechanical switch. That switch is an essential feature to interact with applications that require assurance that the user is physically present.
It is also compatible with operating systems such as Windows®, Linux®, macOS, AndroidTM , and all major web browsers (ChromeTM , Safari® Microsoft Edge® and Firefox®).
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