Authentication

Mar
16

New AuthPoint SAML Integration Makes Web Single Sign On (SSO) More Efficient

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AuthPoint now offers a SAML integration that allows admins to add custom attributes directly into the generic SAML resource configuration, which provides additional integration capabilities outside of documented integrations.


This feature will give partners, customers and prospects a great flexibility and speed when adding new protected resources. For example, Multiple out-of-the-box optional attributes are available, such as e-mail, first name, groups, or just a fixed value.


Key benefits for AuthPoint admins


  • Quick and fast deployment when needed: Most SAML-based integrations can now...
Dec
21

New AuthPoint policy: Geofence

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Earlier this year, we launched the AuthPoint Risk Framework, a powerful and flexible way to manage authentication policies, and on our continuous path towards Zero Trust, we have added policies for Network Location (policies based on the end user´s network) and Time Schedule (based on the day and time of the authentication attempt). We are now happy to announce that we have launched the first or our geo-based policies, the Geofence.


With the Geofence, administrators can create rules based on the user’s location to limit exposure and block attempts that come from unauthorized areas. For...

Dec
03

New AuthPoint Gateway 7.0 Available

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The AuthPoint Gateway is an on-premise, lightweight software that runs on Windows, that provides four main functionalities:


  • User and group sync with Active Directory or any LDAP service
  • User authentication with Active Directory or LDAP
  • RADIUS server interface to firewalls and remote access gateways
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) proxy to WatchGuard Cloud (WGC)

The new version of the AuthPoint gateway has redesigned engines and advanced connection management to improve performance and availability. It’s compatible with Java Development Kits (JDK) and Amazon Corretto (log...

Nov
11

AuthPoint Agent for MacOS Monterey is released!

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We are happy to announce that a new version of the AuthPoint Agent for MacOS, supporting the new MacOS Monterey 12.0.1, is now available through WatchGuard Cloud.


Version 1.11.0.92 of the agent can be downloaded through the "Downloads" section of AuthPoint management. Make sure to upgrade your agent to this new version, before updating your MacOS to Monterey.


Thanks for your support and patience, we are working hard to make sure we can deliver new versions prior to the launch of new operating systems.


And if you haven't done so, please check out our AuthPoint Betas, currently with the...

Aug
19

AuthPoint Inherited Users

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As a Service Provider, you might manage dozens of customer accounts and need access to your customers' systems and environments, such as a VPN or a server. With the user inheritance feature, you can request that customer accounts inherit an AuthPoint user from your account. These inherited users can then authenticate to access the customer’s resources. User inheritance provides a number of advantages:


  • More flexibility to manage your accounts
  • Your team can access customer accounts with their existing tokens
  • Centralized control of users that access customer accounts
  • Reduced license...
Jul
15

AuthPoint Inherited Users Beta

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As a Service Provider, you might manage dozens of customer accounts and need access to your customer’s systems and environments, such as a VPN or a server. With the user inheritance feature, you can request that customer accounts inherit an AuthPoint user from your account. These inherited users can then authenticate to access the customer’s resources. User inheritance provides a number of advantages:


  • More flexibility to manage your accounts
  • Your team can access customer accounts with their existing tokens
  • Centralized control of users that access customer accounts
  • Reduced license...
Jun
04

New AuthPoint Time Schedule Policy

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Earlier this year, we launched the AuthPoint Risk Framework, a powerful and flexible way to manage authentication policies. We are now happy to announce that we have launched the Time Schedule as a new type of policy. The Time Schedule policy enables you to specify the dates and times when authentication policies apply to user authentications. You can configure a time schedule policy object if you want to:


  • Allow authentication only during specified times, such as work hours.
  • Restrict authentication during specific times, such as non-work hours and holidays.
  • Enforce different...
Apr
27

New AuthPoint Time Schedule Policy Beta

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Earlier this year, we launched the AuthPoint Risk Framework, a powerful and flexible way to manage authentication policies. The latest AuthPoint beta focuses on time-based policy objects, which enable you to specify the dates and times when authentication policies apply to user authentications. You might configure a time schedule policy object if you want to:


  • Allow authentication only during specified times, such as work hours.
  • Restrict authentication during specific times, such as non-work hours and holidays.
  • Enforce different authentication requirements at different times.
  • Use a...
Apr
26

Released: New AuthPoint Self Service Portal Feature

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We are excited to announce that the Self-Service Portal feature is now available in AuthPoint!


This feature gives the users autonomy to activate their own tokens, both mobile and hardware, by accessing their company’s IdP portal. Users that are enrolling for the first time and still do not have an active token, can activate it as part of the login flow on the IdP portal. Users that are already enrolled and have an active token can also activate a new mobile or hardware token after they have logged into the –MFA protected- IdP portal. A key benefit for the operators is that they don’t need...

Mar
26

New wizard available - import hardware tokens

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We are happy to announce the release of a new wizard on AuthPoint. The wizards provide a simple, step by step guide, to be followed by administrators to configure the MFA on their environment.


The new wizard guides the administrator through the steps necessary to import hardware tokens into AuthPoint, for both WatchGuard and third party.


Remember that the following operations are also available through Wizards:


  • Get Started with AuthPoint – guides the administrator through a first, basic configuration, that allows him to have a user performing authentications on a matter of minutes.
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