Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a security mechanism that consists of multiple required security and validation processes. This makes it much more secure than authentication using just a username and password, which is vulnerable to hacker attacks.
In principle, we can distinguish between four types of authentication procedures based on the factors of having, knowing, biometric characteristics and location. For example, a user possesses a uniquely identified device, knows a password, logs in from a location using a specific IP address and has a unique fingerprint. If these identification features are combined, it is almost certain that the person accessing the website is the person actually authorised to do so. The more sophisticated the MFA, the more secure the system.
Not every online operation requires the same degree of security. For this reason, the Nevis system can be configured to select the authentication strength based on risk, thus ensuring maximum user-friendliness at all times.
With Nevis, the following identification factors are combined so as to reliably confirm that the person trying to access confidential data truly is who they say they are – with guaranteed security and FIDO-compliance.
Secure protection against identity theft due to credential stuffing, password spraying and other brute-force methods with the help of authentication procedures.
Protected accounts and secure logins make data theft more difficult.
Create greater interoperability thanks to the FIDO Standard.
Customers expect user-friendliness and security. The login process must be quick, convenient and intuitive.
Low cancellation rate during the login process thanks to a seamless customer experience.
Stronger customer retention thanks to an intuitive, secure, convenient login procedure.
«Those who rely on a username and password to access systems only have a limited degree of security. Even a carefully chosen password can no longer be considered secure today.»