Tag: token authentication
The benefits of multifactor authentication are widely documented, and there are a number of options for using 2FA on GitHub.
GitHub has been at the forefront of security key adoption for many years. We were an early adopter of Universal 2nd Factor (“U2F”) and were also one of the first sites to transition to Webauthn.
In July 2020, we announced our intent to require the use of token-based authentication (for example, a personal access, OAuth, or GitHub App installation token) for all authenticated Git operations. Beginning August 13, 2021, we
As previously announced, beginning November 13th, 2020, we will no longer accept account passwords when authenticating with the REST API and will require the use of token-based authentication (e.g., a personal access, OAuth, or GitHub
Authentication is a critical component to your daily development. When working in open source, you need to prove that you have rights to update a branch with git push. Additionally when working on proprietary software,
Token scanning has reached a new milestone: one billion tokens identified. We’ve also added five new partners—Atlassian, Dropbox, Discord, Proctorio, and Pulumi.