The YubiKey 5C 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 via USB-C ports. New with the YubiKey 5C is support for FIDO2 allowing organizations to enable passwordless login. The YubiKey 5C 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.
Works on Microsoft Windows, macOS, Linux and on major browsers such as Chrome, Firefox2, Safari3, Edge7, and Opera4
Works on mobile platforms such as iOS1and Android4
Works with Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, LastPass, Dashlane, and hundreds of other services. Find a servicehere.
PIV smart card compatible, smart card minidriver available on Windows
Works only with Yubico OTP over NFC via apps that have integrated support
Firefox ships with FIDO U2F disabled and it must be enabled in the about:config menu. Some services that use U2F do not work with Firefox even after enabling the feature.
Not compatible with FIDO U2F or FIDO2/WebAuthn
Not compatible with FIDO2/WebAuthn
Supported only on OpenPGP.
Supported only on smart card (PIV).
Requires Windows 10 1809 or newer. Edge does not support the U2F API.
This feature is available on any Windows PC with the Windows 10 version 1809 update and Microsoft Edge installed
Using your YubiKey:
Go to yubico.com/start for instructions on how to set up your YubiKey 5C with each service. Steps to enroll your YubiKey 5C may differ from service to service. We have provided steps based on our own testing, and link to those services for full instructions. Attaches to home and car keychains.
Manufactured in USA and Sweden with high security and quality.
YubiKeys ship with a one year warranty from date of purchase.