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Background to Swivel Secure

Swivel Secure is an industry leader in authentication solutions. Founded in 2001, Swivel Secure protects thousands of organisations in over 54 countries. The award winning AuthControl Sentry® delivers multi-factor authentication (MFA), combined with single sign-on and risk-based authentication for intelligently securing cloud and on-premise architecture.

Products

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PINsafe® – Patented Technology

10 Digit Security String Generated by PINsafe

How does PINsafe® work?

Each user is issued a PIN number – however, this exact PIN is never typed in.

When a user needs to securely authenticate, they’re sent a 10-digit security string – a random sequence of characters or numbers. The security string can be displayed as a graphic (TURing, PINpad® or PICpad) or sent via email or through SMS verification.

By using the PIN as a positional indicator, one-time code for authentication can be extracted.

Login Code Generated by PINsafe

Can you show me an example?

The example above shows your PIN is 1370. On this occasion the security string is 5721694380, so your login code is 5240.

The security string can be integrated with many devices and applications, in a variety of ways for complete flexibility. Including:

– Logging into Windows
– Remote access with F5, Citrix Netscaler and Cisco VPN
– Web access with OWA, Apache, and Microsoft ILS

Swivel Secure - PinPad

Authentication factors

Swivel Secure provides an extensive range of authentication factors to ensure each deployment provides maximum adoption across your whole organisation.

Whether you choose to authenticate utilising the OTC on the mobile app, a traditional hardware token or even using your fingerprint, Swivel Secure’s AuthControl Sentry® provides ultimate security and configurability to suit your business’ security needs.

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AuthControl® Enterprise

Swivel Secure’s AuthControl® Enterprise is designed from the ground up to provide enterprise customers with a centrally controlled and managed authentication solution.

ACE Features and functionality

Secure, robust and modular platform.Provide centralised logging capabilities for
managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Based on VMWare Virtual Appliance (virtualisation
agnostic in the future).
Provide centralised Email alerting.
Accessed through Web Browser using Swivel Secure
AuthControl Sentry® technology.
Provide Centralised Reporting capability.
Can be customised and Branded for the Enterprise.Communicate over API and SSH to VMWare
environment, Swivel Appliances and Swivel
Licensing Server.
Used to Deploy and configure AuthControl Sentry®
Virtual appliances.
Provide Software management for managed
AuthControl Sentry® Appliances.
Provide Monitoring capabilities for the deployed/
managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Ability to manage and distribute OATH tokens
across managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Manage a pool of licences and tokens that can be
allocated, revoked and reallocated to different
AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
 



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AuthControl Sentry® Multi-Factor Authentication

The award-winning multi-factor authentication solution
from Swivel Secure

AuthControl Sentry® Standard Features

 

Single sign-on

Single sign-on (SSO) functionality for AuthControl Sentry® provides users with the ability to access all of their applications with a single authentication process. This ensures users can work efficiently without compromising security.

 

Risk-based authentication

Risk-based authentication (RBA) is a dynamic feature of AuthControl Sentry®. Based on parameters set in the policy engine, RBA will request the appropriate level of authentication to access applications based on the user, their device and the application.

User Portal

The User Portal is designed to provide administrators with a configurable solution to allow users autonomy for basic self-administration tasks. The User Portal gives users direct access to execute regular requirements such as changing or resetting a PIN, or provisioning the mobile app.

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AuthControl® MSP

Swivel Secure’s AuthControl® MSP is designed from the ground up to provide Managed Services Providers (MSP) and Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP).

MSP Features and functionality


Secure, robust and modular platform.Provide centralised logging capabilities for
managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Based on VMWare Virtual Appliance (virtualisation
agnostic in the future).
Provide centralised Email alerting.
Accessed through Web Browser using Swivel Secure
AuthControl Sentry® technology.
Provide Centralised Reporting capability.
Can be customised and Branded for the MSP.Communicate over API and SSH to VMWare
environment, Swivel Appliances and Swivel
Licensing Server.
Used to Deploy and configure AuthControl Sentry®
Virtual appliances.
Provide Software management for managed
AuthControl Sentry® Appliances.
Provide Monitoring capabilities for the deployed/
managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Ability to manage and distribute OATH tokens
across managed AuthControl Sentry® appliances.
Manage a pool of licences and tokens that can be
allocated, revoked and reallocated to different
AuthControl Sentry® appliances.