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YubiKey Gains CERN Adoption for Two-Factor Authentication

The need for stronger forms of authentication that are more robust than simply having a username and password is critical in the modern world. That's where two-factor authentication comes in—adding a second item that is unique and randomly generated in order to secure authentication.

There are multiple vendors and technologies at play in the two-factor authentication marketplace, one of them being Yubico. Yubico's YubiKey two-factor technology uses a combination of open-source technology and proprietary hardware.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Yubico Extends Two-Factor Authentication to CERN

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.