Two Factor Authentication (2FA)
The corporate perimeter has changed; the days of users in cubicles logging into applications run on local servers are long gone. Employees have gone mobile as apps have moved to the cloud and, as a result, company data flows into off-site and hosted servers, cloud application backends and mobile apps. Evolving business needs around the cloud and mobile devices, combined with rising threats, require new and robust considerations for access control.
Determined hackers can easily gain access to enterprise resources that are protected only with simple username and password credentials. The common denominator for securing user authentication is the addition of a second factor for validation of the user’s identity. Generally, in two factor authentication, the first factor is something you know, for example, your password. Typically, the second factor is something you have. That something is the security token. In this regard, 2FA is serves a vital function – by securing access to corporate networks and ensuring that a user is who he claims to be.
CyberShelter’s 2FA solution is cost-effective, highly secure, and easy to administer and use.
Our solution helps organizations comply with SOX, PCI, HIPPA and other regulatory requirements that implicitly or explicitly require two-factor authentication. It greatly reduces the ongoing maintenance and administrative costs of authentication, demonstrating a compelling return on investment (ROI), measurable cost reduction and higher efficacy for IT identity teams of any organization. We believe users should be able to choose any device to be their authentication token, and that is why our team took the effort to allow for choice and flexibility, creating an authentication solution that works for everyone in your organization.
CyberShelter’s 2FA solution offers flexible delivery models with a wide range of form factors and authentication methods, including hardware, software, USB, smart cards and one-time password (OTP) authenticators, which can be deployed together to efficiently meet usability requirements and assurance levels. Using our intuitive user portal, administrators can easily enroll and revoke access. The administrative interface also allows for automatically locking out users after a specified number of invalid logins, and getting real-time fraud alerts when users report potentially fraudulent logins.