Flexible, Scalable, Secure – Two Factor Authentication at its Best
Trusted by major global enterprises, Swivel is a proven, flexible authentication platform that’s helping millions of people work more efficiently, and enhancing network security. Whatever security challenges you face, the Swivel solution enables you to seamlessly customise an appropriate strong authentication solution to meet your needs.
Providing security for Cloud, Web, VPN and VDI applications, the Swivel authentication platform offers the widest choice of authentication options available on the market. The Swivel platform supports tokenless and hardware tokens providing two factor authentication via SMS, Mobile App, OATH Tokens and Telephony and strong authentication via integrated in-browser imagery.
When looking to deploy stronger authentication, you need a solution that not only meets your security requirements now but provides you with the flexibility to adapt and change to your security and two factor authentication compliancy needs in the future.
At Swivel Secure we believe that security doesn’t have to be costly or complex to be astounding.
The core of our authentication solutions is a set of technologies that delivers our challenge response-based tokenless authentication solutions. These technologies allow us to deliver a consistent and compelling user experience across the many different ways the solutions can be used.It includes the policy engine that defines and maintains all user rules. It manages user accounts and provides a range of administration and operational tools to ensure that the policies you decide are right for your organisation are implemented. It’s a scalable, resilient enterprise-grade authentication platform.
Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) provide secure remote access. This access requires immensely strong authentication. VPNs can be configured to use external RADIUS servers for authentication. The Swivel Core can pass additional information back in RADIUS response, so Swivel authentication products can be integrated very easily.
As the web has grown exponentially in use, Swivel has developed its browser-based security in-line, ensuring peace of mind.Throughout the years, the Swivel authentication platform has been successfully deployed to allow tokenless access to sites on various levels; be it to secure a specific user area of a site; or allowing secure communication between enterprises and their customers or partners (e.g. Outlook Web Access); or in a more traditional e-commerce or online banking environment.
Every cloud has a Swivel lining. Or at least, it should. As cloud computing continues to expand and revolutionise business, the need to consider security around cloud applications is evermore paramount. We have developed a range of cloud options, including integration with Office 365, Salesforce.com and Google Docs, ensuring the same peace of mind when it comes to secure access to cloud services.
We have worked with personalised desktop environments for many years; ensuring users have secure and rapid access to a range of services and applications.
Such an environment is a powerful way of providing remote access to users. It allows the users to be presented just the access they need. Remote access of this kind requires the use of strong authentication.
Whilst it can hardly be considered as ‘cutting edge’, we naturally have an SMS product for those users without smartphones. The PINsafe protocol makes SMS a stronger and more flexible proposition. Our SMS solution is therefore far more superior to others in the market.Users receive a randomly generated security string and then use their PIN to extract their One Time Code (OTC). This becomes their authentication credential.
We have developed a secure mobile app that allows safe delivery of our security strings directly from the Swivel server – enabling users to authenticate even during prolonged lack of network coverage. The user enters their PIN into the phone and the app extracts their One Time Code (OTC) for them. Simple.
Naturally tokenless solutions are considerably more cost effective but at Swivel Secure we know that sometimes tokens are required, which is why the Swivel platform supports OATH HOTP tokens. Whether you are a call center that requires two-factor authentication for PCI compliance but do not allow mobile phones as a precaution against data leakage or someone who is looking to reduce costs and migrate to a tokenless solution but already have invested in tokens, we can help.
We use telephony by allowing the Swivel Secure engine to use a voice channel to authenticate internet use.This operates in the same way as the standard OTC extraction process. Either a challenge is delivered to the user’s phone, with a response then being entered on the web page; or the challenge is delivered onscreen, with the response being entered on the phone. In both cases, the challenge can be PINsafe or PINless.
Since Swivel began, we’ve been innovators in image-based, tokenless authentication via web browsers – all designed to protect web pages, Outlook Web Access (OWA) and SSL VPNs. We have a number such products: all of which enable a simple and seamless integration with these technologies; all of which provide an effective alternative (or addition) to traditional, vulnerable username & password authentication.
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Swivel Authentication Platform
Knowing that you can access your data whenever, wherever and however you want. That when you do, you’re supremely secure and that your authentication solution will be shaped according to your needs no matter how frequently they change. Knowing it’s a platform that uses leading patented technology across web, hardware tokens, voice and SMS. That’s the power of knowing.