RSA Risk-Based Authentication The Ultimate Authentication Engine
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Risk-Based Authentication is a multi-factor authentication solution that strengthens traditional password-based systems by transparently assigning a risk level to each login request. A powerful risk engine evaluates each attempted login and activity in real time by tracking hundreds of risk indicators and determining the risk associated with each access request.
Risk-Based Authentication enables organizations to extend secure remote access privileges to a diverse user base and access points – both internal and external – without having to compromise on user convenience or privacy.
RSA Authentication Manager 8.0 enables Risk-Based Authentication to be deployed on a single platform with SecurID hardware and software authenticators. Balance security, cost, and convenience to achieve strong authentication that protects a wide range of users and use cases.
Risk-Based Authentication strengthens traditional password login by silently applying risk-based analytics. In real time, the risk engine scores each authentication request by using knowledge about the client device and analyzing the end user’s behavior.
Step-Up Authentication is needed when the risk engine deems a login attempt to be high-risk. During a “step-up” authentication challenge, users are able to provide additional proof of identity by either answering life questions or completing an on-demand (SMS) authentication.
The functionalities of Risk-Based Authentication and On-Demand Authentication are offered on a combined, lifetime license.
RSA SecurID Business Continuity Option (BCO) is a licensing feature available in RSA Authentication Manager 7.1 or higher that allows for a temporary expansion of a server license to meet an influx of remote-access users, such as during a business disruption when employees must work from home. The licensing feature can be invoked up to six times every license term, for a timeframe of 60 days each time. BCO license terms are for three years.
The Business Continuity Option expands the server license and enables a pre-defined number of RSA SecurID On-Demand Authenticators to be used. For example, a customer purchases a 1,000-seat BCO license; when the BCO option is invoked, an additional 1,000 seats of On-Demand Authenticators instantly become available. Deployment is done on-the-fly with the Self Service module in RSA Credential Manager (included) so that users can on-board themselves without overwhelming the IT help desk with requests.
RSA Authentication Manager
Centrally manage two-factor authentication functions, security tokens, methods, and users across the enterprise.
RSA SecurID Authentication Agents
Direct requests for remote access and other authentication from secure applications to RSA Authentication Manager.
RSA SecurID Hardware Authenticators
Provide convenient security token-based two-factor authentication methods for your users.
RSA SecurID Software Authenticators
Provide software token applications to users on mobile smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Data and Spec Sheets
- RSA SecurID Authenticators
- RSA SecurID Business Continuity Option
- RSA Risk-Based Authentication For RSA Authentication Manager 8.0