Simple, Effective Authentication at Your Fingertips
AuthPoint implements multi-factor authentication (MFA) using the AuthPoint app. Any external login attempt creates a secure push notification to the user’s smartphone – showing who and from where someone is attempting to authenticate. When this message is part of his/her own login process, they simply accept and quickly gain access to the authorised network resources and Cloud apps. When not, then the authorisation attempt is rejected, causing criminals to be blocked from gaining access – even when they are using the correct credentials.
Convenient and Easy
No need to carry key fobs or thumb drives; instead use your smartphone. Download the AuthPoint app for free from Apple’s AppStore or Google Play and activate in seconds, and then use it to authenticate from wherever you are.
The Power of Push
MFA using Push or QR code is a superior approach over one-time passwords (OTPs), which can be captured before the legitimate owner has the chance to use it. Also, approving or rejecting a push authentication message is quick and simple, without needing to recall and enter a numeric code.
Offline? No Problem!
When a user has no data connection from the phone, such as when on an aeroplane, they can use the same AuthPoint mobile app to authenticate. Just read the QR code presented on the computer screen, and only the user with the right AuthPoint app can read it and access protected resources.
Mobile Device DNA
Mobile device DNA provides an additional identifying factor to ensure that only authorised users can log in to systems and applications. Any attacker attempting to gain access using a cloned phone or app would be issued a non-functional one-time password, and so would not be allowed to continue.
Windows and MacOS Secure Login
Windows and macOS machines usually provide login with a simple username and password, which risks exposure of critical information if credentials are compromised. The Secure Login feature adds additional protection by having users authenticate through the AuthPoint app when logging on to their machines.
WatchGuard’s AuthPoint app allows users to store additional authenticators, allowing greater functionality and value from the single app and creating an incentive to comply with authentication practices.
Available in 11 languages including English, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Thai, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese (simplified and traditional)
The app is free to download from the Apple AppStore or Google Play
81% of all attacks take advantage of insecure password (Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report)
Store additional authenticators, such as for Google Authenticator, Facebook access, Dropbox, and more
The Claranet Cyber Security Difference
When it comes to maximising WatchGuard products and integrating robust and secure solutions, Claranet Cyber Security has the edge. Designed to meet the needs of specific sectors, types of organisations, and compliance standards, our tailored solutions are trusted by leading private and public sector organisations throughout the UK.