Archives for: "February 2012"

  2012-02-26

Using Yubikey with constant keys

  23:46, by Hagai Bar-El   , 322 words
Categories: IT Security
Yubikey is the first one-time password generator I saw that can also emit a static password. When you press the button, a constant pre-defined string is entered, just as if it was typed on the keyboard. Is it more secure than typing the password on the… more »

  2012-02-25

The case for supporting one-time passwords in conjunction with regular ones

  23:42, by Hagai Bar-El   , 874 words
Categories: IT Security
A few days ago I got a Yubikey. While exploring use-cases for it, it occurred to me that there is a strong case for a mode of operation which is seldom (never?) used by IT departments: using the token while also supporting static passwords for the same… more »