Jerrod Chong

Chief Solutions Officer; Yubico
Jerrod Chong is Chief Solutions Officer at Yubico where he focuses on improving and enhancing product development initiatives to align with customer and market demands. Jerrod has also delivered numerous presentations on modern authentication and open standards for leading IT conferences including Black Hat, Cloud Identity Summit, Gartner IAM, and many others. He has more than 18 years of IT security experience specializing in enterprise solution selling. He has proven success in managing large complex Global 2000 customers at both Pointsec Mobile Technologies and Check Point. M.S.E. Jerrod is passionate about making strong authentication secure, simple, and scalable. If he's not convincing you that hardware-backed keys are cool, he is looking for good coffee.

Jerrod received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Jerrod's Session

Wednesday, June 26
5:35 - 6:00 pm
Netflix’s Journey with WebAuthn
As we look toward a future consumed by a growing number of data breaches, using W3C Web Authentication open standards for strong authentication to protect identities is an obvious choice for businesses. Join this session to hear and see how Yubico and Netflix worked together and collaborated on a move to modern strong authentication while maintaining a frictionless user experience. As a core contributor to FIDO2 and Web Authn - new open authentication standards allowing for passwordless login - Yubico will provide an overview of these standards including cryptography advancements that bridge the gap between usability and security. Netflix will highlight how enterprises can offer secure privacy preserving open standard authentication options for users, without compromising on usability.

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