Frequently Asked Question

How resource-hungry are Plurilock solutions?

Both Plurilock ADAPT and Plurilock DEFEND rely on a lightweight agent that imposes very little resource overhead.

Plurilock’s ADAPT agent is a small script included in JavaScript-compatible login workflows that is entirely invisible to the user and creates no perceptible browser lag. Plurilock’s DEFEND agent is a small OS-native application that runs in the background as users work. Both agents have resource demands that below the 1% threshold in either CPU load or memory footprint on modern systems.

Plurilock’s behavioral biometrics and machine learning engines, which are responsible for analyzing identity data and providing resulting decisions about user identity, are hosted in Plurilock cloud servers, and do not impact local system performance in any way. Because the data being transmitted to and from cloud servers is purely numeric, statistical data, the network bandwidth required for communication with cloud servers is measured in mere kilobytes.

2FA/MFA Rapid Reference

Authentication at a glance

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  • 2FA and MFA basics and common solutions
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2FA/MFA Rapid Reference

  • 2FA and MFA basics and common solutions
  • The benefits and drawbacks of each
  • Glossary of authentication terms
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