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FIDO and FIDO2 Devices

Strong Passwordless Authentication

 

Why Use FIDO and FIDO2 Devices?

FIDO2 is the umbrella term for FIDO Alliance's newest set of specifications. FIDO2 enables users to capitalize on common devices to authenticate quickly and securely to online services in both desktop and mobile environments. FIDO2 is the industry's solution to the global password challenge and addresses all of the concerns of traditional authentication. 

To reduce risk to your Windows logon, SaaS applications, users with high privilege and users in general, Thales supports FIDO passwordless authentication using multi factor-authentication (MFA) hardware devices. 

Switching to a Passwordless world

Replacing passwords with FIDO compliant devices introduces a modern passwordless MFA experience that is resistant to phishing attacks and account takeovers, and enables compliance.

Thales multi-factor authentication devices use current and emerging protocols to support multiple applications at the same time. Use one key that combines support for FIDO2, WebAuthn, U2F, and PKI to access both physical spaces and logical resources.

Organizations expanding their digital transformation are moving applications and data to the cloud to:

  • Enable accessibility from anywhere and
  • Decrease operating costs

As users log in to an increasing number of cloud-based applications, weak passwords are emerging as the primary cause of identity theft and security breaches.

Going FIDO Passwordless with Thales

FIDO Authentication Solutions

 

Id Prime Tab

One Device for FIDO & PKI or FIDO & Physical Access

Extend Modern Authentication to PKI Environments - Organizations that rely on PKI authentication can now use a combined PKI-FIDO smart card to facilitate their cloud and digital transformation initiatives by providing their users with a single authentication device for securing access to legacy apps, network domains and cloud services.

Physical Access - For optimum convenience, Thales FIDO smart cards support physical access enabling users to access both physical spaces and logical resources with a single customizable smart card.

 

USB Token with Touch Sense Options

USB Token with Touch Sense Options

The 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).

IDP Compatibility

Thales FIDO devices are compatible with any IDPs that support the FIDO2 standard.

Tested IDPs include:

  • Thales SafeNet Trusted Access
  • Microsoft Azure AD
  • ForgeRock Access Management (Identity Platform)
  • Intercede MyID

SafeNet IDPrime 3940 FIDO and SafeNet eToken FIDO are FIDO2 and U2F FIDO certified, and are compatible with Microsoft Azure Active Directory accounts.

2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards

SafeNet Trusted Access has been awarded the
Gold 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Award for
Best Passwordless Solution, Best Multi-Factor Authentication and Best Identity and Access Management

The 2022 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards honor individuals and companies that demonstrate excellence, innovation and leadership in information security. With over 900 entries in more than 250 award categories, the 2022 Awards program is highly competitive. All winners reflect the very best in innovation and excellence in tackling today’s urgent cybersecurity challenges.

  • SafeNet FIDO2 Key Benefits

Arm your enterprise with strong and secure passwordless authentication to any environment.

Benefits include: 

  • Secure cloud adoption and bridge secure access across hybrid environments with a combined PKI/FIDO smart card
  • Easy access on multiple operating systems.
  • Passwordless access to cloud apps & network domains 
  • Single authenticator for all users' needs
  • CC certified
  • Supports all devices and OS (without middleware deployment)
  • Ideal for digital signatures and email encryption.

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