Github YubiKey

According to thegithubshop “the YubiKey 5 Series is a hardware based authentication solution that provides superior defense against phishing, eliminates account takeovers, and enables compliance requirements for strong authentication.”

GitHub is the software collaboration platform home to more than 65 million developers. GitHub users take advantage of strong, reliable YubiKey two-factor authentication with WebAuthn/FIDO2 support to protect their accounts and secure their projects.


Main features

1. Access Controlled

According to yubico.com “GitHub encourages users to work together on large projects with high security and peace of mind by enabling simple access management with YubiKey authentication.”

2. Easy, Fast, Reliable

According to yubico.com “GitHub and the YubiKey deliver one touch commit signing for easy changes to ongoing projects.”

3. Developer-Trusted

Same as according to yubico.com “Used and loved by thousands of developers today, the YubiKey and GitHub protect users and projects worldwide.”

Github YubiKey
Github YubiKey
How can I buy Github YubiKey

You can buy YubiKey from thegithubshop.com. Latest version is 5 series – Yubikey 5C NFC


There are two types.

  • Yubikey 5C NFC (USB-C)
  • Yubikey 5 NFC (USB-A)

For more product features and information see Yubikey 5 NFC or Yubikey 5C NFC and visit Yubico.com/GitHub.

How to set up a YubiKey with GitHub?

With hardware security keys, you can get the additional protection of two-factor authentication to make your login procedure secure. Follow these step-by-step instructions to easily set up a U2F security key to work with GitHub accounts. For more details – Click here ( All the requirements and steps are in there.)


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