Security tokens, smart cards and other authentication methods
Offering the broadest range of authentication methods and form factors, Thales allows customers to address numerous use cases, assurance levels, and threat vectors with unified, centrally managed policies—managed from one authentication back end delivered in the cloud or on premise.
Supported authentication methods include context-based authentication combined with step-up capabilities, OOB, one-time password (OTP) and X.509 certificate-based solutions. All authentication methods are available in numerous form factors, including smart card, USB token, software, mobile app, and hardware tokens.
Gartner research shows the range of authentication methods have increased with the growing interest in FIDO2. Use this report to understand the options and prepare your security and risk management strategy. You will discover: • OOB SMS and voice modes vulnerabilities • OTP...
Thales’s certificate-based USB authenticators enable secure remote access as well as other advanced applications including digital signing, password management, network logon, and combined physical/logical access in a single USB security token.
Thales's USB Security Tokens
SafeNet eToken 5300 is a compact, tamper-evident USB, which creates a third factor of authentication. This next generation eToken features presence detection functionality, is FIPS 140-2 certified and is available in Micro and Mini form factors.
SafeNet eToken 5110: Offers two-factor authentication for secure remote and network access, as well as certificate-based support for advanced security applications, including digital signature and pre-boot authentication.
Thales’s range of certificate-based smart cards offer strong multi-factor authentication in a traditional credit card form factor and enable organizations to address their PKI security and access control needs.
SafeNet IDPrime Smart Cards: IDPrime MD are Minidriver-enabled PKI smartcards that work seamlessly with any Microsoft environment. PKI security enables strong authentication, password management, secure digital signatures, and data security solutions.
SafeNet IDPrime PIV is FIPS 201 standards-based card for federal, state, and local government organizations to issue user credentials that they can trust. SafeNet IDPrime PIV cards deliver high levels of security and interoperability with federal agencies.
Generate dynamic one-time passwords (OTPs) for properly authenticating users to critical applications and data, whether on an authentication token, mobile device, or grid-based authentication.
Thales's OTP Products:
eToken PASS: A compact and portable strong authentication device that allows organizations to conveniently and effectively establish OTP-based access control.
SafeNet Gold Challenge Response: Designed to protect identities and secure access, Thales’s GOLD authenticator is a highly effective two-factor OTP device that offers the added security of PIN protection and challenge response.
GrIDsure Tokens: Authenticate the end-user via a matrix of cells which contain random characters, from which he or she selects a 'personal identification pattern' (PIP).
Mobile phone - and software-based authentication tokens enable organizations to significantly save on hardware and deployment costs, while users benefit by not having to carry an additional hardware token around with them.
Learn More About Software Authentication
Thales's Software Authentication Products:
SafeNet MobilePASS+: An OTP app that offers single-tap out-of-band push authentication on mobile devices.
SafeNet IDPrime Virtual: PKI authentication, email & data encryption, and digital signing with a virtual smart card
FIDO2 and PKI Support, All in One Device - SafeNet IDPrime 3940 FIDO Smart Card
SafeNet IDPrime 3940 FIDO Smart Card is a dual-interface smart card designed for PKI-based applications and comes with a SafeNet minidriver that offers perfect integration with native support for Microsoft® environments, without any additional middleware.
USB Token with Touch Sense Options - SafeNet eToken FIDO
SafeNet eToken FIDO is a USB token, an ideal solution for enterprises looking to deploy passwordless authentication for employees. This authenticator is a compact, tamper-evident USB with presence detection, which creates a third factor of authentication: Something you have (physical token), something you know (PIN), something you do (touching the token).
Learn more about FIDO Devices
As convenient as any other card in your wallet, Thales’s OneWelcome credit card-size form factors enable enhanced security with PKI Certificate-Based-Authentication (CBA). Smart cards enable other rich security features like preboot authentication, disk encryption, file...
Offering the broadest range of multi-factor authentication methods and form factors, Thales facilitates and empowers enterprise-wide security initiatives for maintaining and improving secure access to enterprise resources.
Many organizations do not consider the Total Cost of Operation of their authentication solution. Instead, they decide based on the up-front purchase price. In fact, infrastructure investments and management overheads dominate the total cost of the solution, and lowering these...
Explore the Enterprise Authentication Leadership Compass where KuppingerCole identifies the leaders in the authentication solutions market: • Highly innovative and specialized vendors • Local players that provide strong product features • Companies that take a customer...
With a variety of user authentication solutions offered in IAM and security markets, leading analyst firm Gartner provides practical guidance on choosing a multi-factor authentication (MFA) platform that's right for you. According to Gartner's latest market guide, when...