YubiKey C FIPS

FIPS 140-2 validated (Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3 The simplest, most effective way to protect your users such as employees against account takeovers Deliver an intuitive user experience with a hardware-backed security key that's easy to set up, deploy, and use Increase organisational security and reduce helpdesk tickets for password reset or account lockout. 

Please note: The YubiKey FIPS Series enables government agencies and regulated industries to meet the highest authenticator assurance level 3 (AAL3) requirements from the new NIST SP800-63B guidance. If your organisation does not require you to have a FIPS certified key, please purchase the regular key.

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  • FIPS 140-2: NIST Certificate 3517
  • (Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3)
  • Strong multi-factor authentication
  • Easy and fast authentication
  • Crush resistant & waterproof
  • Multiprotocol support on a single key
  • Convenient sizes
  • Made in the USA & Sweden
USB Type
Authentication Methods
Strong Two Factor, Strong Multi-Factor
Identity & Access Management
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), Centrify, Duo Security, Google Cloud Identity, 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
WebAuthn, CTAP1, Universal 2nd Factor (U2F), Smart card (PIV-compatible), Yubico OTP, OATH – HOTP (Event), OATH – TOTP (Time), Open PGP, Secure Static Password
FIDO Universal 2nd Factor (U2F) Certified, FIPS 140-2 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
ManufacturingMade in USA and Sweden