NEOWAVE, a French specialist in strong authentication, announces the launch of the Winkeo-C FIDO2 security key. This new product enables strong and multi-factor authentication with online services and applications from fixed and mobile terminals (PCs, smartphones and tablets) thanks to its USB Type-C interface. Its 100% French design, compliance with the ANSSI* General Security Referential (GSR) and European security regulations (eIDAS, GDPR, PSD2) place it among the most reliable security keys on the market.

A security key with a high level of protection

Compatible with the FIDO2 and FIDO U2F standards, Winkeo-C FIDO2 offers effective protection against phishing and many other cyberattacks. The objective of the FIDO authentication standards is to strengthen web access security while improving the user experience.

The Winkeo-C FIDO2 key contains a smart card component, certified Common Criteria EAL5+ and has received a security visa from ANSSI. It also meets the European security standards and is part of the confidence guarantees of the “Cybersecurity Made in Europe” label obtained by NEOWAVE in 2021​.

Great flexibility for various applications 

Winkeo-C FIDO2 (+U2F) is compatible with Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Windows 10/11 and many other web services (Gmail, Google Apps for Work, Facebook, Dropbox, Salesforce…). It replaces passwords (Passwordless) in an efficient way and responds to the generalization of MFA (multifactor authentication). It can be used to replace passwords efficiently and used as part of an MFA scheme (Multi-Factor Authentication).

It is compatible with the main operating systems and browsers (Windows, Mac, Linux and Android, Chrome, Chromium, Vivaldi, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, etc.). It is perfectly adapted to digital trust services (electronic signature, registered letter, online consent, financial services, ZTNA, insurance, health, etc.).

Winkeo-C FIDO2 is very easy to use and does not require any software installation on the client workstation. Price: €29.99 incl. VAT / Technical data sheet: Available on the NEOWAVE store , on Amazon as well as many partners.

As a member of the FIDO International Alliance since its creation, NEOWAVE continues to expand its range of FIDO2 and FIDO U2F compatible authentication products. NEOWAVE is also referenced as a Microsoft provider of “passwordless” authentication solutions.

“Cyberattacks are on the rise. At the head of corporate attacks in France, phishing, which represents 73% of cyberattacks (Cesin*survey). Strong and multi-factor authentications are effective solutions for account security and are becoming more widespread (recently Whatsapp, Salesforce and Microsoft). NEOWAVE, aware of the growing challenges in the field, meets the requirements of increased cybersecurity for organizations by offering trustworthy products. » declares Bruno BERNARD, President of NEOWAVE.

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*ANSSI: The French Network and Information Security Agency
*Cesin: Club of Information and Digital Security Experts

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