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Top Answer: It has been stable, and we haven't had any issues since we started to use it.
Top Answer: It comes free with the Microsoft account. We have a yearly agreement, and all products are covered under it.
Top Answer: Microsoft Authenticator is as easy as Google Authenticator, but it is not open to all types of applications. Google Authenticator is integrated with other third-party platforms and applications… more »
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PhoneFactor, MS Authenticator, MS Authenticator, MS Authenticator
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Overview

Microsoft Authenticator is a multifactor app for mobile devices that gives employees easy, secure access to online accounts, providing multi-factor authentication for an extra layer of security.

Passwords can be forgotten, stolen, or compromised. With Authenticator, your phone provides an extra layer of security on top of your PIN or fingerprint.

Protect all of your accounts with two-step verification. The app also helps you secure all of your online accounts by using the industry standard time-based OTP (one-time password) codes.

The YubiKey works with hundreds of enterprise, developer and consumer applications, out-of-the-box and with no client software. Combined with leading password managers, social login and enterprise single sign on systems the YubiKey enables secure access to millions of online services.
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Insight Enterprises, South Wales Police, Gwent Police, and Dyfed-Powys, Integrit, Turkiye Finans, Winnebago Industries, Globosat Programadora Ltda
Google Inc., Salesforce, Novartis, Facebook, GitHub, CERN, Duke University, Code Enigma, Luther Burbank High School, ZorgSaam, Agfa, Santa Clara County Fire Department, Dyson Ltd, Portugal Telecom, Boral, Canonical Ltd
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VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company22%
Government8%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company18%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company6%
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Microsoft Authenticator is ranked 6th in Authentication Systems with 1 review while Yubico YubiKey is ranked 1st in Passwordless Authentication. Microsoft Authenticator is rated 9.0, while Yubico YubiKey is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Microsoft Authenticator writes "Stable, easy to set up, and useful for people who travel a lot". On the other hand, Microsoft Authenticator is most compared with Duo Security, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA Authentication Manager, Symantec VIP Access Manager and PingID, whereas Yubico YubiKey is most compared with Duo Security, Fortinet FortiToken, RSA SecurID Access, Fortinet FortiAuthenticator and SafeNet Authentication Manager.

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