If you are looking for a convenient way to add extra security to your online accounts, yet easily access them using a convenient security key. You may be interested in the Somu a tiny FIDO2 security key for two-factor authentication and password-less login. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the Somu created by SoloKeys.
Somu is the micro version of Solo, fits in your USB port and is a small FIDO2 security key you can use with your Google, Twitter, and GitHub accounts for two-factor authentication, or your Microsoft account.
“Somu and all our other keys share open source hardware and firmware, because we believe that security should be more open, especially when it comes to hardware. Our keys are verified, trustworthy and hide no secrets. Well, except one: a master secret is safely stored and protected by the STM32 microcontroller, so that only you can log in, of course. A note on security: in this campaign, we’re only selling Somu Hacker, the reprogrammable version of Somu.”
Specifications of Somu :
– Supported Protocols: FIDO2, U2F
– Supported Operating Systems: Linux, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Chrome OS
– Supported Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Safari support is coming soon (GA in MacOS Catalina)
– Secure Processor: STM32L432KC (with TRNG, security isolation for keys, two levels of locked flash)
– Crypto Algorithms: ECC P256 (as per FIDO2 standard)
– Host Interface: USB-A
– Interaction: two touch buttons – in our FIDO2 firmware the two buttons behave as a single one
– Feedback: RGB LED
– Size: 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.1 inches (13 x 13 x 2.4 mm)
– Weight: 0.11 ounces (3 g)
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