The YubiKey 5 NFC is a hardware based authentication solution that provides superior defense against phishing eliminates account takeovers enables compliance and offers expanded choices for strong authentication. This key delivers strong authentication over Near Field Communications (NFC) and via USB-A ports. New with the YubiKey 5 NFC is support for FIDO2 allowing organizations to enable passwordless login.
The YubiKey 5 NFC includes:
Support for strong single factor two-factor hardware and multi-factor authentication
Strong authentication with support for multiple protocols (Yubico OTP OATH HOTP OATH TOTP U2F PIV and Open PGP) and FIDO2 the new standard enabling the replacement of weak password-based authentication.
Out of the box integration with hundreds of services with no shared secrets.
A seamless user experience that is easy to use fast and reliable and is proven at scale to significantly reduce IT costs. For those who cannot use the Duo mobile app Yubikeys provide an alternative method for two-factor authentication.
Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your U-M accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like a mobile device or hardware token) prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password—protecting the university’s and your information. Learn more about two-factor authentication at U-M...
The Duo Mobile App is the preferred and recommended two-factor authentication option as it provides the easiest and best experience in almost all cases; cellular service is not required.
For those who cannot use the Duo Mobile app, hardware token purchases are funded by Information and Technology Services (ITS).* This program provides 5 hardware token options, all of which are available by request through Tech Shop.