Adaptive authentication

In a modern digital environment employees want to have access to
company resources regardless of time, place and device. Our adaptive
authentication solution allows you to provide your workers with secure
mobile access to company resources from anywhere while maintaining
a top-notch user experience. Contact us here for further information.

What is Adaptive Authentication?

The traditional means of online security are not sufficient to cope with the ever-increasing challenges of multifaceted online data breaches. Millions of the cyber-security violations are recorded every day just because of pure negligence on behalf of the website/online business owners. The result is in the form of compromising of confidential information as well as loss of lump sums which spent on website recovery. Moreover, to circumvent this severe problem, it is essential to have an in-depth knowledge of all the security proofing resources at hand to make a solid combination of layers of online security for your online business. Adaptive Authentication is a mean of deploying the incessant layers of multi-factor and two-factor authentication depending upon their need and demand upon various risk levels. Adaptive Authentication is a reliable way to whet your online security- all the while making the authentication easier for your employers.

Mode of operation:

Adaptive Authentication is one of the most widely used security terms used in today’s world of online security. A lot of franchises and business corporations are using this security layer to protect their confidential data and other related information from data breaches. Usually, the distribution of business data done sequentially and every employer which accesses this data exhibits a peculiar online behavior which includes his location as well as the device from which the data located. Additionally, for securing the various levels of confidential information, Adaptive Authentication sets up particular risk levels which require multi-factor or two-factor authentication upon being accessed by risky IP addresses or upon the detection of suspicious/unusual activity.

It means that the Adaptive Authentication actually “adapt” itself to according to risk levels.  By captivating contextual data such as geolocation and IP addresses can be collected during authentication attempts and this data can be used to generate an authentication history for a particular identity for the security tracking of any user’s online activities.

In simple words, Adaptive Authentication is a mean of deploying the multifactor or two-factor authentication based on various risk levels corresponding to the sensitivity of confidential data.

 

  • Static risk levels:

 

The website administration has the opportunity to set up certain risk levels depending upon the sensitivity of confidential information stored online. These levels defined by the role of the user, timing of access, the day of access, geo-location and the importance of resources saved. Setting up static risk levels prevents data breaches using securing sensitive information from high-risk users.

 

  • Dynamic behavioral correlation:

 

Adaptive Authentication is capable of storing information regarding vigorous activities performed by users to access the resources. This type of authentication history for a user is generated using collecting data derived from behavioral tendencies of the user over time.

 

  • A combination:

 

You can also use a combination of static and dynamic Adaptive Authentication to protect the confidential resources from erratic behaviors of unauthorized users. The practical use of these methods, the Adaptive Authentication shall be able to look at the Device profile, the geolocation, and the user behavior. In this way, Adaptive Authentication makes access easier for low-risk identities and tough for high-risk profiles.

Why do you need Adaptive Authentication?

Adaptive Authentication works as an intelligent controller of all types of authentication on various risk levels. It is indispensable to take a close look at the use of Adaptive Authentication to familiarize yourself with its necessity:

 

  • Boost productivity:

 

To eliminate the unnecessary friction users have to face while going through some authentication steps, Adaptive Authentication determines which authentication shall ask and when it shall ask. It means that instead of filling out some validation queries, the users can experience hassle-free access which requires only a couple of selectively chosen validation steps based on risk levels.

 

  • Steer clear of data breaches:

 

By preventing erratic activities on online platforms, Adaptive Authentication ensures that no unauthorized user is allowed to access the confidential data and essential resources. Requests from unknown devices, location, and unusual user behaviors can block immediately.

 

  • Enhance flexibility:

 

Adaptive Authentication eliminates the boundary and time barriers in a secure and user-friendly manner. The authorized users can easily access the respective online information from their devices from any place at any time. The associated devices can also be changes after validation from authorities.

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