The YubiKey 5C combines hardware-based authentication and public key cryptography to eliminate account takeovers. Simply insert into a USB-C slot and authenticate with a touch. YubiKey 5 authentication is four times faster than typing a One Time Passcode and does not require a battery nor network connectivity so it is always on and accessible.
Strong two-factor hardware based authentication
Easy and fast authentication with a single touch
Reduces IT operational costs
Multi-protocol support on a single key
Crush-resistant and waterproof
Supported protocols: FIDO U2F, FIDO2, smart card (PIV), Yubico OTP, OpenPGP, OATH-TOTP, OATH-HOTP, and Challenge-Response
Secure element hardware to protect cryptographic keys
Crypto Algorithms: RSA 2048, ECC p256, ECC p384
Works on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Chrome OS operating systems, and on major browsers
PIV smart card compatible, minidriver available on Windows
YubiKey 5C stays nearby on your key ring. Its high quality body stands up to life's little dings.
Buy a second key as a backup
Follow the best practice of acquiring a second security key. In case of loss or theft, you'll be covered.
It just fits
Plug YubiKey 5C into a computer or mobile device's USB-C port and tap the gold contacts to activate.
Follow the easy instructions provided by the services where you choose to pair your YubiKey 5C. No software required.
Secure Manufacturing and Packaging
By design, YubiKeys are extremely secure.
All YubiKey secure elements (where private keys are stored) are protected by an injection molded body.
YubiKey 5 Security Keys are packaged by Yubico in tamper-evident, safety sealed blister packs.
All YubiKeys are manufactured and packaged in the US or Sweden.