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July 2022
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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 »
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    8.4
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    Also Known As
    PhoneFactor, MS Authenticator
    Gemalto Ezio, Ezio, Gemalto Authenticators
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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.

    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.

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    Sample Customers
    Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
    Standard Chartered Bank (SCB)
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Insurance Company8%
    Media Company6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business26%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise57%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise74%
    Buyer's Guide
    Authentication Systems
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco, Fortinet, Microsoft and others in Authentication Systems. Updated: July 2022.
    621,548 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Microsoft Authenticator is ranked 3rd in Authentication Systems with 6 reviews while Thales Authenticators is ranked 25th in Authentication Systems. Microsoft Authenticator is rated 8.4, while Thales Authenticators 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 Thales Authenticators is most compared with Yubico YubiKey, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator and Atalla Hardware Security Module.

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