RSA Announces the Release of RSA MFA Agent 2.0 for Microsoft Windows

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Summary:RSA announces the release of RSA MFA Agent 2.0 for Microsoft Windows
Platforms:RSA MFA Agent for Microsoft Windows
Details:

RSA MFA Agent 2.0 for Microsoft Windows leverages the RSA SecurID Access Cloud Authentication Service and RSA Authentication Manager 8.5 to provide strong multifactor authentication (MFA) to users signing into Windows, both online and offline. The MFA Agent provides multiple authentication options for users, along with features that improve user productivity and security during Windows sign-in.

 

Key highlights of this release include:

  • Enable the journey to the cloud with the unified MFA Agent that can connect to both Cloud Authentication Service and RSA Authentication Manager 8.5 to unlock various MFA options depending on business needs. 
  • REST-based agent that addresses your security and compliance needs with strong crypto algorithms that support FIPS 140-2
  • Uninterrupted access to boost productivity with offline emergency access 
  • Enable users to do more with self-service features such as offline days management, customization of MFA interfaces, and quick access to help links.
  • Empower administrators with new configuration and control settings to better manage load-balancing and fail-over mechanisms, user access with challenge groups, and password order changes.

 

Direct migration from the Authentication Agent 7.4 or later to MFA Agent 2.0 is supported with the help of a utility to automate this process ensuring easy policy settings migration. An easy upgrade path is supported from the existing MFA Agent 1.1 or later versions to MFA 2.0.

EOPS Policy:RSA has a defined End of Primary Support policy associated with all major versions. Please refer to the Product Version Life Cycle for additional details.

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