technical brief

adaptive authentication

and authorization

Enable seamless, secure access with adaptive authentication and authorization policies

 

According to the Verizon 2017 DBIR, stolen and/or weak passwords are responsible for 81% of hacking-related breaches. Given the potential risks and costs, it’s more important than ever to move beyond passwords to a more secure and flexible form of authentication.

 

Adaptive authentication and authorization controls can reduce your attack surface by automatically requiring a higher level of assurance for users authenticating from certain IP addresses or geolocations. They can also evaluate a number of other criteria, like when a user last authenticated, and much more before granting access to a resource.

 

Whether you’re managing employee, partner or customer identities, adaptive policies allow you to deliver a better experience by streamlining and enabling easier access for users who have safe and predictable patterns of use.

 

Read this guide to gain an understanding of recommended adaptive authentication and authorization capabilities, and see how the Ping Identity Platform measures up.

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