Offering the broadest range of authentication methods and form factors, Thales allows customers to address numerous use cases, assurance levels, and threat vectors with unified, centrally managed policies—managed from one authentication back end delivered in the cloud or on premise.
Supported authentication methods include context-based authentication combined with step-up capabilities, OOB, one-time password (OTP) and X.509 certificate-based solutions. All authentication methods are available in numerous form factors, including smart card, USB token, software, mobile app, and hardware tokens.
Thales TCT offers both its own line of government-specific, high assurance authentication solutions and Thales CPL’s commercial-of-the-shelf authentication solutions.
Multi-Factor Authentication Solutions
Thales’s range of certificate-based smart cards offer strong multi-factor authentication in a traditional credit card form factor and enable organizations to address their PKI security needs. Thales’ smart cards offer a single solution for strong authentication and applications access control, including remote access, network access, password management, network logon, as well as corporate ID badges, magnetic stripes and proximity.
Thales’s certificate-based smart cards meet the highest security standards, including FIPS 140-2 Common Criteria CC EAL5+ and eIDAS compliancy, and enable compliance with security regulations. Thales TCT’s Smart Card 650 (SC650) is certified for use in defense networks.
Thales’s portfolio of certificate-based USB tokens offers strong multi-factor authentication in a traditional USB form factor, enabling organizations to address their PKI security needs. Thales PKI USB tokens offer a single solution for strong authentication and applications access control, including remote access, network access, password management, network logon, as well as advanced applications including digital signature, data and email encryption.
Depending on their configuration, the certificate-based USB tokens can be FIPS and CC certified.
SafeNet’s One-Time Password (OTP) Authentication products generate highly secure one-time passwords ensuring that only properly authenticated users are authorized access to critical applications and data. SafeNet OTP authenticators are available in both time- and event-based versions, never expire, and require no battery replacements. They also comply with OATH standards and are ideal for remote access solutions.
Thales offers many different tokenless authenticators. Utilizing this solution is a great way to offer your end user both security and convenience. Prevent hacking attempts and breaches by circumventing the need to provision and ship a physical token.