Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Solutions

Activate Multi-Factor Authentication Based On Your Own Specified Business Rules

The OptimalCloud™ offers multi-factor cloud-based authentication for those situations or applications that require additional security. Like all components of the OptimalCloud, the service is completely customizable, allowing you to activate multi-factor authentication based on your own specified business rules. For example, you can configure it to require two-factor authentication (2FA) when accessing an application off of the corporate network, or on an application-by-application basis. One option for two-factor authentication (2FA) supported out of the box by the OptimalCloud is Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP). TOTP is an algorithm that generates a one-time password based on a shared secret key and current time stamp that is the foundation of OATH. Time-based one-time passwords are appealing because they provide a higher level of security, requiring a traditional static password and a TOTP which changes every 30 to 60 seconds, making it extremely resistant to attacks and security breaches. GET THE WHITEPAPER

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Custom Two Factor Authentication Service Provider

The Optimal TOTP service available through The OptimalCloud, includes granular administrative control, SMS for non-smartphone users and email options in addition to the TOTP functionality which is available for an affordable flat monthly fee instead of costly charge per device models used by other providers. The Optimal TOTP service works with any TOTP compliant authentication application including those available from Google, Microsoft, and Optimal IdM’s very own, “Optimal Authenticator” which is available to download for free in app stores. The Optimal Authenticator works for all Android, Windows and IOS operating systems. The agility of The OptimalCloud solution allows you to use Optimal’s own TOTP or SMS implementation, or use any standard solution from multi-factor authentication vendors such as SecurID, Safenet, etc. Our two factor authentication solution, called OptimalMFA™, is so versatile, we can integrate with any two-factor application. In fact, we value our customizable service and commitment to you so much, if we don’t currently support your multi-factor authentication protocol, let us know and we can have it integrated in no time.


Benefits of Multi-Factor Authentication

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Multi-User Authentication with The OptimalCloud

Secure Identity Data

The OptimalCloud offers custom multi-factor authentication solutions which keeps your identity data safe and secure at all times. You can configure the OptimalCloud so that users must authenticate with two factors in order to access sensitive data. This insures that that only authorized users are able to access sensitive data.


Flexible Configuration

The OptimalCloud’s multi-factor authorization and authentication configuration is flexible, which allows you to offer multi-factor authentication based on your own specified business rules. For example, you can configure it to require multi-factor when accessing an application off of the corporate network or on an application by application basis.

Optimal Authentication Service™

Part of the OptimalCloud solution, the Optimal Authentication Service (OSA) is a multi-factor authentication-as-a-service offering that allows customers to implement a variety of MFA solutions using their existing web and non-web applications. As a MFA service, OAS helps prevent phishing and man-in-the-middle attacks by delivering push notifications to a user’s registered mobile device which optionally works with fingerprint enabled systems. OAS includes time-based one-time password (TOTP) and traditional one-time passcodes (OTP) that can be sent via short message service (SMS), email or voice calls. Each can be used as a stand-alone option or in conjunction with a complete IAM program. The service can also be used to provide passwordless access to applications by leveraging mobile device push authentication.


  • The database in which all of your organization’s sensitive identity data is stored.
  • A digital ledger in which digital transactions are recorded chronologically and publicly.
  • Securely managing customer identity and profile data, and controlling customer access to applications and services.
  • The means of linking a person's electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct identity management systems.
  • A legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the EU.
  • The policy-based centralized orchestration of user identity management and access control.
  • An authentication infrastructure that is built, hosted and managed by a third-party service provider.
  • A security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify the user's identity for a login or other transaction.
  • A global provider of innovative and affordable identity access management solutions. 
  • Managing and auditing account and data access by privileged users.
  • Tools and technologies for controlling user access to critical information within an organization.
  • An authentication process that allows a user to access multiple applications with one set of login credentials.