November 01, 2014 3:41 AM ET

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Company Overview of Yubico AB

Company Overview

Yubico AB provides authentication solutions for use in enterprises and online services. It offers YubiKey, a hardware authentication token and a USB-key for instant authentication to networks and services that works on various browsers, platforms, and computers. The company also provides YubiKey Firmware, which enables the YubiKey to be used in pre-boot settings, such as the TrueCrypt full disk encryption, an open source software. Its customers include individual developers, universities, and local e-governments. Yubico AB was founded in 2007 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden with an additional location in Sunnyvale, California. It has operations in Sweden, the United Kingdom, and India.

Kungsgatan 62

Stockholm,  111 22

Sweden

Founded in 2007

Phone:

46 84 11 30 00

Fax:

46 87 90 61 19

Key Executives for Yubico AB

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 43
Head of Research and Development
Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Yubico AB Key Developments

Yubico and NXP Semiconductors NV to Unveil the First FIDO Ready U2F Authentication Device at RSA 2014

Yubico and NXP Semiconductors N.V. will demonstrate at the RSA Conference USA next-generation YubiKey technology to create awareness of the need for strong two-factor authentication to keep online identities and proprietary business information safe. Yubico will be at the NXP booth #1341 in the South Expo Hall. U2F is an open authentication standard initiative focused on scaling high security smart card technology beyond government and enterprise to every internet user. When available, the YubiKey NEO with U2F will open the door for all online websites and services to easily incorporate additional authentication into their platforms. Additionally while at RSA, on February 26, from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Yubico and NXP will be participating in the FIDO Ready Showcase. The Showcase will feature a FIDO Alliance member panel, FIDO Ready live product demonstrations, and a chance to meet and interact in one-to-one meetings. The FIDO Ready Showcase will take place at Moscone North, Room 110.

Banco Ganadero Deploys SwissBytes Virtual Box with Integrated YubiKey Second-Factor Authentication to Secure Online Banking Services for its Customers

Yubico and SwissBytes announced that Banco Ganadero has successfully implemented and deployed SwissBytes Virtual Box (SB-VBOX) with integrated YubiKey second-factor authentication to secure online banking services for its customers. SwissBytes and Yubico worked together to develop a unique solution for GanaNet. SB-VBOX consists of two components, the authentication service and a web application called the 'YubiKey Control Center'.

Yubico Introduces First Fido Ready(TM) Universal 2nd Factor Authentication Device

Yubico announced that the YubiKey NEO, the first U2F FIDO Ready authentication device, will be showcased at the upcoming ShowStoppers event at CES. Yubico will be exhibiting at booth C8 at ShowStoppers on January 7, 2014, at the Wynn Las Vegas. The YubiKey NEO with FIDO U2F enables secure single key log in from a mobile device or computer, to any number of services. To authenticate, a user inserts the YubiKey NEO into a computer's USB port, types a simple PIN or password in the login field and touches the YubiKey NEO to confirm that he/she is physically present and is attempting to log in. This revolutionary product offers military grade security out-of-the box, with no additional drivers or client software needed. To authenticate to mobile devices, the user just taps the YubiKey NEO to an NFC enabled smart phone or tablet. The YubiKey NEO is a product extension of the YubiKey family, used by millions of users in over 120 countries, and is the first authentication device to be Universal Second Factor (U2F) FIDO Ready(TM). Hundreds of thousands YubiKey NEO devices with U2F support have been successfully deployed for internal use by Internet giants. The YubiKey NEO will be publicly available during spring 2014 for secure login to Internet services.

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