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Rob N

I do things. Mostly computer things. Sometimes I write about them.

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I gave a lightning talk at YAPC:NA 2016 about Universal Two-Factor (U2F), a fairly new set of standards for building two-factor hardware devices, and Authen::U2F, a library you can use to add U2F support to your Perl application or web service.

Because I’m an Australian targetting a predominantly US-centric audience, I chose to ham it up a bit with lots of terrible Australian stereotypes. So if you’re an Australian watching this, you are right to cringe and I apologise in advance 😅

The demo server I promised is proving slightly more complicated to set up than I expected due to some totally boring rubbish involving Apache. You can run it yourself though; it’s in the examples/demoserver directory in the Authen::U2F package.

Slides: U 2 can U2F (press S to view speaker notes)