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YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication

YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication usability and security has always been a solution. The authentication required for software including SMS, mobile apps, and password all of them is increasingly vulnerable to hackers and malware. And more secure hardware authentication is difficult to deploy or use. 

But, it can be changed by YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication. The design of the internet is not for security, but for sharing information. Because it has been improved and advanced to become an essential part of our daily lives, so are the swindlers.

Currently, the compromise for 18 million login credentials is occurred every day. When we have to remember complex and multiple passwords, we must have forgotten them. By using it over and over, or simplifying them, we try to cut corners on security.

Hundreds of enterprises are work with the YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication whether they are consumer applications or developers, with no client software. Combined with social login, enterprise single sign, and leading password managers on a system, it allows secure access to various of online services.

YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key Features

Made in Sweden and the USA, YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key is water-resistant and crush. The largest technology, retail companies, and finance in the world develop it successfully. Loved by individual users and millions of developers in 160 countries. This device has several key features which are:

1. Broad Ecosystem
Apply right away with Google, Ping, Centrify, Okta, and more.

2. Configurable
Configure multiple protocols easily across a network using YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key, computers, and online services and applications.

3. Multi-Protocol
Support for FIDO2, WebAuthn, open PGP, OATH-HOTP, Yubico OTP, FIDO U2F, PIV, and challenge-response. 

4. Mobile
On the android devices that enabled NFC, YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key provides tap-and-go authentication.

5. Easy to Use
No require network or battery, just insert it simply and tap to authenticate.

6. Trusted Partner


YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key Backup
YubiKey can be used to log in to multiple devices, it is very nice. But, unexpected things can happen. If you lose it, you will not be login without the YubiKey, but, several things can be applied to reduce the risks.

1. Create Backup Codes
The 2FA is supported by most service including YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key can allow you to make the backup codes. Ensure to do this and keep the code offline (ideally) or somewhere secure. If you can, consider putting them or printing them in a lockbox.

2. Adding Another Type of 2FA
As a fallback, you can also add another type of 2FA with your YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key to any services. You can buy more than one YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key or it could be an application based on verification. Store it in a secure place (not the same place with your backup code, perhaps).

Is It Bad to Triggering the YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication in a Chat Room?

If a code is pasting accidentally into something like a text editor or slack, don’t get panic. It is not entirely clear the owner of what can be used to enter and, if it’s posted on slack, hope our co-workers don’t do any trial to hack you.

Therefore, there will be always a chance a leaked two-factor authentication code could activate a very creative hacker. So, you don’t want to get used to this, when that happens, you are also not helpless.

Every code of YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication is unique and every time the device is used to log in something, it becomes invalid. The codes can invalidate it manually if you are worried. So you will get more security to protect your privacy. YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication was developed to enabling single security, set new global authentication to access phones, computers, online services, and networks in just a simple touch.

YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication 2FA Method or Backup codes

If you don’t have the second 2FA method or the backup code, it is not necessarily mean that you are on bad luck. There is some sort of verification process of offer 2FA that is offer by most services for signing in after you lost your credentials.

But, be noticed that it will be much trouble and take a while. By preparing it previously, it will be better, so always make the backup codes. Also, always remember to delete your lost YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication as 2FA method once you regain access to the account. Most likely anyone who finds it will not know which account has access. But, then sorry, it is better to be safe, to clarify, the YubiKey 5C NFC Two Factor Authentication doesn’t save any of your passwords or your username. 

Anyone who finds this device will not be able to know which account can be used to log in. but, if they who find it is somebody who knows that it is yours, the case will change a little.


Specifications of YubiKey 5C NFC

USB Type






Authentication Methods


Passwordless, Strong Two Factor, Strong Multi-Factor

Identity & Access Management


AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Centrify, Duo Security, Google Cloud Identity,  Idaptive, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Azure AD, Okta, Ping Identity

Productivity & Communication


Google Account, Microsoft account, Salesforce.com

Password Managers


1Password, Dashlane Premium, Keeper®, LastPass Premium

  0 °C - 40 °C (32 °F - 104 °F)
Storage Temperatures   -20 °C - 85 °C (-4 °F - 185 °F)



WebAuthn, FIDO2 CTAP1, FIDO2 CTAP2, Universal 2nd Factor (U2F), Smart card (PIV-compatible), Yubico OTP, OATH – HOTP (Event), OATH – TOTP (Time), Open PGP, Secure Static Password



FIDO 2 Certified, FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) Certified

Cryptographic Specifications


RSA 2048, RSA 4096 (PGP), ECC p256, ECC p384

Design & Durability


Water Resistant, Crush Resistant, No Batteries Required, No Moving Parts

Device Type


FIDO HID Device, CCID Smart Card, HID Keyboard



Made in USA and Sweden

Dimensions    18mm x 45mm x 3.7mm
Weight   4g 


Authentication Yubikey 5C NFC Two Factor Security Key



The USB type used in this device is the USB-C and it is NFC-enabled. The methods of authentication are strong two factors, passwordless, and strong-multi factors. It uses Access management and AWS, ping identity, duo security, and Centrify.

The cryptographic specifications are ECC p384, RSA 2048, ECC p25C6, and RSA 4096 (PGP). This device also crushes resistant, with no moving parts, water-resistant, and no require batteries. The certifications are U2F certified, FIDO 2 certified, and FIDO Universal. 

The function of YubiKey 5C NFC is open for PGP, FIDO CTAP2, FIDO2 CTAP1, a secure static password, Yubico OTP, OATH-TOTP (time), WebAuthn, U2F, and smart card. The password managers are LastPass Premium, Premium keeper, 1Password, and Dashlane Premium. This device was made in Sweden and the USA. 
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