About BlackBerry 2FA
BlackBerry 2FAprovides users with two-factor authentication to your organization’s resources. It allows you to use your users
Androiddevices as the second factor of authentication to verify their identity when they connect to your organization’s resources.
If you're new to thinking about this type of security, two-factor authentication simply means that you require a second type (factor) of authentication from users in addition to a password when they connect remotely. This type of authentication is commonly used when you have a VPN. Users log into the VPN on their laptop with a password. After the password is verified,
BlackBerry 2FAsends a notification to the user's
Androiddevice. The user must tap Allow on the device within a number of seconds or the connection is terminated. Users don't need to open an app or take actions on their mobile device before logging into the VPN, they just need to respond to the device notification when it is received.
BlackBerry 2FAfrom the
BlackBerry UEMmanagement console. You can also install a
BlackBerry 2FAserver on your network. The
BlackBerry 2FAserver allows you to leverage services such as a VPN gateway or REST endpoint to provide users with access to those resources.
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