Are your employees compromising your security without even realising? Commonly, 3-6% of employees will use weak passwords and even share those passwords between accounts. These kinds of insecure password practices result in leaked passwords, which are exploited in 81% of cyberattacks worldwide. Shockingly, 61% of all attacks target businesses with less than 1,000 employees.
Is it sensible to rely on passwords alone?
To avoid becoming a victim, you need additional proof of identity beyond a simple username and password. WatchGuard’s AuthPoint service. AuthPoint delivers multi-factor authentication (MFA) safeguards on an easy-to-use Cloud platform for powerful security with low total cost of ownership.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) has been out of reach for some organisations due to the complex integrations and burdensome on-premise management, which has made it hard to implement without a large IT staff and considerable up-front expense. Yet, using stolen credentials to breach network resources is now the number 1 tactic that hackers use, and therefore, MFA has become one of the most important safeguards to protect your business.
- Effective MFA Protection with Mobile Device DNA
AuthPoint provides 3 ways to authenticate, mobile device DNA matches the authorised users’ phone for an additional identification factor.
- Easy to Use AuthPoint Mobile App
Users can authenticate from their own phone. No need to carry keyfobs or thumb drives, instead install and activate the AuthPoint mobile app in seconds.
- Broad Coverage with Web SSO
AuthPoint supports the SAML standard and the service includes dozens of 3rd party integrations – enabling you to require authentication before accessing sensitive Cloud applications, web services, VPNs and networks.
- A Cloud-based Service
AuthPoint runs on the WatchGuard Cloud platform and is available from wherever you are. There is no need to install software, schedule upgrades or manage patches.
WatchGuard AuthPoint delivers MFA that’s really easy
WatchGuard AuthPoint is a Cloud service, so there is no expensive hardware to deploy, and it can be managed from anywhere using WatchGuard Cloud’s intuitive interface.
AuthPoint users can sign in once to access multiple applications, and they appreciate being able to add 3rd party authenticators, such as for Facebook or Google Authenticator, to the friendly mobile app. With a simple push notification, the AuthPoint mobile app makes each login attempt visible, allowing the user to accept or block access right from their smartphone.
Powerful protection that’s hassle-free
WatchGuard AuthPoint is the right solution at the right time to provide multi-factor authentication (MFA) security on an easy-to-use Cloud platform. WatchGuard’s unique approach adds the “mobile phone DNA” as an identifying factor to further ensure that only the correct individual is granted access to sensitive networks and Cloud applications.
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