Tue. Apr 16th, 2024

Identity management has always been a challenge for companies and entails an enormous responsibility. With the launch of AuthPoint Total Identity Security and its addition to the Unified Security Platform, WatchGuard once again shows its commitment to identity protection and the overall security of customers and partners. The introduction of this new product, along with the risk-based zero trust policies of the company’s Unified Security Platform architecture, enables MSPs to deliver optimal modern cybersecurity from WatchGuard Cloud. “AuthPoint Total Identity Security offers advanced password management and dark web monitoring features to help protect corporate credentials, plus MFA and web single sign-on,” says Carla Roncato, Vice President of Identity at WatchGuard.

AuthPoint Total Identity Security

AuthPoint Total Identity Security offers Managed Service Providers (MSPs) the ability to monitor their customers’ credentials, receive proactive alerts about dark web exposure, and manage passwords, all through a mobile authenticator app for iOS and Android. It also provides users with a tool to generate complex passwords and automatically fill fields in browsers with extensions for Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Safari and Firefox, all protected by a master password.Among the main features of AuthPoint Total Identity Security are included:AuthPoint MFA Service. Delivered via WatchGuard Cloud, AuthPoint MFA makes it easy to configure and manage online and offline verification methods and access policies across endpoints, VPNs, and web applications, as well as configure multi-single sign-on application portals. customer deployments

Company’s new AuthPoint Total Identity Security solution adds advanced password management and dark web monitoring features

Dark Web Monitoring Service. AuthPoint’s on-demand dark web monitoring service notifies clients when compromised credentials from up to three monitored domains are found in newly acquired credential breach databases. Alerts are sent to affected administrators and end users so they can generate new passwords quickly and before an account takeover occursPassword manager. Designed with enterprise use cases in mind, AuthPoint’s Corporate Password Manager sets a higher standard for passwords and helps reduce the frequency of password reset requests. There is no need to remember passwords as they are securely stored in the vault and protected by each user’s complex and unique password, ensuring that only they can decrypt and access the credentials they contain. When users need to access their apps, they can retrieve their passwords using the AuthPoint mobile app for iOS and Android and/or the credentials autofill browser extension for a smoother overall single sign-on experience. Provides:Corporate Deposit. Add credentials and generate strong passwords for commonly used workplace applications where SSO is not enabled. In addition, administrators can share credentials for common use of an application.Private Deposit. Add credentials and generate strong passwords for personal and social apps. If the employee leaves the organization, these personal credentials can be exported and imported into the password manager

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