How to set up Windows 10 BitLocker with a YubiKey

I use and advocate secure authentication, verification, and encryption methods. Naturally, I have used 2-Factor-Authentication for a long time wherever it is available (Google, Facebook, Dropbox, and many others). In addition, my computers and mobile devices use Full Disk Encryption, protecting my data at rest.

2-Factor Authentication enabled since 2013-01-19.

The YubiKey is a small USB device that augments different authentication methods to accomplish these tasks. I recently purchased two of YubiCo’s latest model, the YubiKey 4 to help me with 2FA and FDE.

My YubiKey 4


Continue reading