Out-of-band Authentication with SMS

Delivered by SMS text messages or email, out-of-band authentication reduces the administrative overhead of a strong authentication solution by removing the need to install software or distribute hardware.


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Customizable Authentication Journey

OOB delivery of one time passcodes is one of the fastest and easiest ways to provision strong authentication to any user, anywhere. One-time passcodes (OTPs) are sent to users via email or SMS text message, providing a second authentication factor when logging in to any enterprise resource.

SMS gateways, SMTP email and content of outbound SMS text and email messages can all be fully configured and customized. Out-of-band (OOB) authentication via SMS text messages is offered in four different operating modes, providing you choice in how to handle SMS network coverage variation or delays, and letting you define your user’s authentication journey.

 

Additional out-of-band authentication methods:

MobilePASS+ Out-of-Band Push Authentication
Learn more about simple and secure out-of-band authentication with push notifications, which let users authenticate with a single tap of a button on their mobile device, while offering set-and-forget management and advanced security features.

If you would like to learn more about authentication technologies, read "A Survey of Strong Authentication Technologies". This paper gives a detailed overview of different types of authentication methods and their underlying security mechanisms, and discusses how various methods are effective in mitigating different types of attacks.        Get the White Paper