Symantec™ Validation and ID Protection Service (VIP) is a user-friendly, leading cloud-based strong authentication service that enables enterprises to secure access to networks and applications without impacting productivity.
It provides the following feature set:
– Cloud-based infrastructure: Secure, reliable, and scalable service delivers authentication without requiring dedicated on-premise server hardware.
– Transparent risk-based authentication: Leverage device and behavior profiling to block risky logon attempts without changing the legitimate user’s logon experience.
– Broad range of two-factor options: Deploy hardware tokens and FREE software or mobile (supporting 900+ mobile devices) OTP credentials, plus out-of-band support via SMS text messages, voice phone calls, or email.
– Passwordless and Push logon options: Deliver a user friendly experience by eliminating the password using biometrics, or the 6-digit code using Push verification.
– Self-service credential provisioning: Deploy strong authentication to end-users without requiring IT helpdesk or administrator configuration or intervention .
– Enterprise infrastructure support: Integrate with popular VPNs, webmail, SSO apps, and user directories.
– VIP application integration: Add strong authentication using the VIP web services API in your preferred programming language or embed VIP into your application with the VIP SDK.