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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."
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    Top Answer:We switched to Duo Security for identity verification. We’d been using a competitor but got the chance to evaluate Duo for 30 days, and we could not be happier. Duo Security is easy to configure… more »
    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.
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is multifactor authentication.
    Top Answer:Currently, the main integration is SAML-based, but other integration methodologies need to be supported. There are challenges when it comes to setting up this solution for external IP usage.
    Top Answer:I am a consultant and this is one of the solutions that I implement for my clients. It is used for the federation integration of the whole organization.
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    3rd
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    8.4
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    Also Known As
    PhoneFactor, MS Authenticator
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    Overview

    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.

    PingFederate is an enterprise federation server that enables user authentication and single sign-on. It serves as a global authentication authority that allows employees, customers and partners to securely access all the applications they need from any device. PingFederate easily integrates with applications across the enterprise, third-party authentication sources, diverse user directories and existing IAM systems, all while supporting current and past versions of identity standards like OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML and WS-Federation. And it can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud, so you can support today’s needs and future-proof your business for tomorrow’s requirements.

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    Sample Customers
    Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
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    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm5%
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    Financial Services Firm20%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Insurance Company8%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise78%
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    Authentication Systems
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Fortinet, Microsoft and others in Authentication Systems. Updated: July 2022.
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    Microsoft Authenticator is ranked 3rd in Authentication Systems with 6 reviews while PingFederate is ranked 19th in Authentication Systems. Microsoft Authenticator is rated 8.4, while PingFederate is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Authenticator writes "Free to use with a good user interface and good performance". On the other hand, Microsoft Authenticator is most compared with Duo Security, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA SecurID Access, Symantec VIP Access Manager and PingID, whereas PingFederate is most compared with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD), Symantec Siteminder, Auth0, Red Hat Single Sign On and Exostar Secure Access Manager.

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