Multi-Factor Authentication Solutions

Activate Two Factor Authentication Based On Your Own Specified Business Rules The OptimalCloud offers two factor authentication, also called multi-factor 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.

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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. Request a free trial to see if Optimal IdM’s enterprise multi-factor authentication solution is right for you business. 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





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 adaptive 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. Contact one of our support specialists to see how the Optimal IdM’s MFA solution can fit into your existing environment.

Optimal Authentication Service™

Part of the OptimalCloud solution, the Optimal Authentication Service (OAS) 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 mobile two factor authentication service can also be used to provide passwordless access to applications by leveraging mobile device push authentication.

Stand Alone Multi-Factor Authentication-As-A-Service

OptimalMFA includes Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP), Short Message Service (SMS), Email and Optimal Push Authentication (OPA). Each can be used as a stand-alone option or in conjunction with a complete Identity Access and Management (IAM) program. OptimalMFA is part of the Optimal IdM OptimalCloud solution. The OptimalCloud is a complete Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) solution with delegated administration and workflow capabilities that can be customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. The OptimalCloud offers a private, secure and dedicated cloud which is essential for meeting corporate security and compliance restrictions. Further to that, The OptimalCloud’s built-in cloud reporting and analytics system provides real time historical audit record of all activity including detailed granular reporting which is stored in a dedicated private database. The OptimalCloud is billed as an affordable, flat monthly fee which fits with budgetary and approval requirements.


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