Frequently Asked Question

What happens when ADAPT or DEFEND authentication fail?

The actions to be taken in case of an ADAPT or DEFEND authentication failure are configurable.

When Plurilock ADAPT fails to confirm the identity of a user, administrators can opt to either reject the login attempt, to request further “step-up” authentication via, for example, a one-time SMS code, or to take other actions as appropriate.

When Plurilock DEFEND fails to confirm the identity of a user, administrators can opt to lock workstations immediately and automatically, to combine the rejection with other signals for further decision-making and action in, for example, a SIEM system, to require the user to provide credentials and log in again, or to take other actions as appropriate.

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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