Best security key 2022: Protect your online accounts

Being sensible when it comes to passwords is important, and a crucial step to securing your online life.

However, some of your online accounts — for example, your Google Account or Dropbox — might be so important and contain such a wealth of information that you might want to take additional steps to protect them. There’s no better way to secure your online accounts than to use hardware-based two-factor authentication (2FA). 

Security keys are easy to use, put an end to phishing attacks, cheap, and are less hassle and much more secure than SMS-based two-factor authentication. And the good news these days is that you can get security keys in a variety of formats: USB-A and USB-C, Lightning for iPhone users, and even keys that use Bluetooth.

So, let’s take a look at the best security keys currently available.

Biometric authentication built right into a security key

The YubiKey Bio features biometric authentication built right into a security key! It uses a three-chip architecture that stores the biometric fingerprint in a separate secure element, offering protection from physical attacks.

This, according to Yubico, allows the YubiKey Bio to “act as a single, trusted

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