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Yubikey & FIDO

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#1 BlueSapphire


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Posted 06 November 2014 - 07:38 PM



I've been seeing Yubikey around for awhile, and now there's FIDO. What is the actual difference between these two technologies, why is FIDO so much cheaper than a Yubikey, and how does one decide which version is the right one for their situation?

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Posted 07 November 2014 - 06:53 AM

This page shows the differences between the Yubikey types, scroll down for the chart.  The Neo supports everything and is $50, you can get it from Amazon with free shipping if you're a prime member, the Neo-N doesn't have near field.  I just upgrade from my Standard, but haven't gotten around to setting it up with everything, just LastPass, which allows me to use multiple Yubikeys if I want.  Yubico sent me an e-mail to a PDF a few days after the purchase about how to set it up with FIDO, which I haven't done yet.

Edited by Kilroy, 07 November 2014 - 06:53 AM.

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