Piece of the day: YubiKey 5Ci – the world's first hardware security key for iPhone
Yubico company is preparing to release the YubiKey 5Ci token. It generates one-time passwords to ensure maximum security when using a smartphone. This is a more reliable alternative to identification via SMS and push, which is compatible with popular password repositories.
You no longer need to remember passwords from banking applications: just connect YubiKey to the phone and press the button on the case to identify yourself in the service or gain access to the password manager. It looks like this:
Out of the box, the device is compatible with 1Password, Bitwarden, Dashlane, Idaptive, LastPass and Okta. If you use the Brave browser for iOS, the keychain allows you to quickly log in to Twitter, GitHub, the web version of 1Password and other services. The device works according to the FIDO2 authentication standard developed by Yubico and Google.
YubiKey 5Ci is durable and waterproof: you can wear it on keys without worrying that it will break. It is important to note that despite the presence of a USB-C port, the device does not work with the iPad Pro.
The cost of the key was $ 70 (about 4,700 rubles), it will go on sale in the near future.
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