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We performed a comparison between ESET Secure Authentication and Microsoft Authenticator based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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  • "It comes free with the Microsoft account. We have a yearly agreement, and all products are covered under it."
  • "I would advise implementing the solution to VIPs and admins; it's affordable, effective, and efficient. I would say training staff on properly using the tool is also essential."
  • "I don't pay for it. Going by how I feel, I see the prices for any MFA solution going down because the more different alternatives there are, the cheaper things should be. Microsoft Authenticator app would be the preferred application, but there are too many ways to implement MFA. I don't know how much it cost, but the price should go down."
  • "I am not involved in the pricing or licensing, so I can't speak to that."
  • "Microsoft Authenticator is a free product."
  • "I'm not totally aware of the pricing and licensing, but I do know that the pricing and licensing must be quite balanced. We are a pretty old client of Microsoft, and MSA is just one of the services we use from Microsoft. There's a whole Microsoft 365 suite that's implemented as well. I'm sure it is something that is acceptable to both parties."
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    Top Answer:It has been stable, and we haven't had any issues since we started to use it.
    Top Answer:It comes free with the Microsoft account. We have a yearly agreement, and all products are covered under it.
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    Also Known As
    PhoneFactor, MS Authenticator
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    Overview

    ESET Secure Authentication helps businesses to make access to their data secure. Our solution utilizes the existing Active Directory domain, allowing you to set up ESET's two- factor authentication in just 10 minutes – and thus easily reduce the risk of data breaches, caused by stolen, weak or compromised passwords.

    Microsoft Authenticator is a multifactor app for mobile devices that gives employees easy, secure access to online accounts, providing multi-factor authentication for an extra layer of security.

    Passwords can be forgotten, stolen, or compromised. With Authenticator, your phone provides an extra layer of security on top of your PIN or fingerprint.

    Protect all of your accounts with two-step verification. The app also helps you secure all of your online accounts by using the industry standard time-based OTP (one-time password) codes.

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    Sample Customers
    Mitsubishi Motors, Canon
    Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
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    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company25%
    Retailer25%
    Pharma/Biotech Company13%
    Government13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company17%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    REVIEWERS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise73%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise58%
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    November 2022
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    ESET Secure Authentication is ranked 38th in Authentication Systems while Microsoft Authenticator is ranked 3rd in Authentication Systems with 10 reviews. ESET Secure Authentication is rated 0.0, while Microsoft Authenticator is rated 8.8. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Authenticator writes "Provides easy authentication and high security and works absolutely fine even when you switch organizations". ESET Secure Authentication is most compared with , whereas Microsoft Authenticator is most compared with Duo Security, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA SecurID Access and Yubico YubiKey.

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