Log in
E-mail
Password
Remember
Forgot password ?
Become a member for free
Sign up
Sign up
New member
Sign up for FREE
New customer
Discover our services
Settings
Settings
Dynamic quotes 
OFFON

MarketScreener Homepage  >  Equities  >  Nasdaq  >  Microsoft Corporation    MSFT

MICROSOFT CORPORATION

(MSFT)
  Report
Delayed Quote. Delayed Nasdaq - 11/27 01:00:00 pm
215.23 USD   +0.64%
11/27SALESFORCE, DELTA AIR LINES, BEST BUY : Stocks That Defined the Week
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
SummaryQuotesChartsNewsCalendarCompanyFinancialsConsensusRevisions 
SummaryMost relevantAll NewsPress ReleasesOfficial PublicationsSector newsMarketScreener StrategiesAnalyst Recommendations

Microsoft : Thales brings passwordless authentication to the enterprise

02/19/2020 | 06:54am EST

- Thales's support for Fast IDentity Online (FIDO) 2.0 provides passwordless access to Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)-connected apps and other services

- New solution offers a single token for combined PKI - FIDO use cases, without the need to rip and replace existing infrastructure

Thales has announced the launch of its first Fast IDentity Online 2.0 (FIDO2) and Microsoft Azure AD tested authentication devices, offering passwordless access for cloud apps, network domains and all Azure AD-connected apps and services. This integration will enable organizations to move to the cloud securely and apply secure access across hybrid environments via an integrated access management and authentication offering.

Set up in 2013, the FIDO Alliance is an open industry association aimed at developing authentication standards to help reduce the world's over-reliance on passwords. Passwordless authentication replaces passwords with other methods of identity improving the levels of assurance and convenience. This type of authentication has gained traction because of its considerable benefits in easing the login experience for users and surmounting the inherent vulnerabilities of text-based passwords. These advantages include less friction, a higher level of security that's offered for each app and the elimination of the legacy password.

"FIDO is increasingly being perceived as a viable passwordless authentication method in the enterprise, especially as Windows 10 and Azure AD adoption rises," said Francois Lasnier, Vice President for Access Management solutions at Thales. "However, many organizations are heavily invested in PKI, and other authentication schemes which have already delivered on the passwordless value proposition for legacy on-premises apps. This collaboration with Microsoft offers organizations a simple and smooth way to support secure cloud access with a broad range of access management solutions including passwordless FIDO-based authentication."

No need to rip and replace

Thales's new offering allows security conscious customers to deploy combined FIDO/PKI devices, and maintain compliance with the most stringent security certifications. Organizations who currently use PKI smart cards for Windows Logon and remote access can now use Thales's combined PKI - FIDO security keys to support this and all their enterprise use cases, including:

- Converged Badge solution with FIDO: Enterprises using access badges will be able to use FIDO2 and integrate a converged badge solution for physical and logical access

- Tokens can be used in any environment: They support contactless communication allowing strong authentication on mobile devices across any operating system

One of the biggest benefits of the offering is organizations who use PKI and OTP tokens can expand their authentication schemes without having to rip and replace their existing infrastructure. This means that organizations that rely on PKI authentication can now use a combined PKI-FIDO smart card to facilitate their cloud and digital transformation initiatives by providing their users with a single authentication device for securing access to legacy apps, network domains and cloud services.

"Passwords alone are no longer an effective security mechanism. It's clear we need to provide our customers with authentication options that are secure and easy to use. This is where passwordless authentication comes in," said Sue Bohn, Partner Director of Program Management, Microsoft Identity Division, Microsoft Corp. "We are pleased to see companies like Thales support our passwordless journey by integrating their solutions with Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Microsoft Account (Outlook, Hotmail), and Windows 10."

Thales will showcase the FIDO security key access to Azure AD resources as well as FIDO token management via SafeNet Trusted Access at the RSA Conference this week. For more information and a demo, come and visit us at Booth 5445 North Expo.

.

(C) 2020 M2 COMMUNICATIONS, source M2 PressWIRE

All news about MICROSOFT CORPORATION
11/27SALESFORCE, DELTA AIR LINES, BEST BU : Stocks That Defined the Week
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/27EXCLUSIVE : Suspected North Korean hackers targeted COVID vaccine maker AstraZen..
RE
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/27NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/26NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/26NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
11/26NEWS HIGHLIGHTS : Top Company News of the Day
DJ
More news
Financials (USD)
Sales 2021 158 B - -
Net income 2021 51 344 M - -
Net cash 2021 76 102 M - -
P/E ratio 2021 31,9x
Yield 2021 1,01%
Capitalization 1 627 B 1 627 B -
EV / Sales 2021 9,81x
EV / Sales 2022 8,76x
Nbr of Employees 163 000
Free-Float 99,9%
Chart MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Duration : Period :
Microsoft Corporation Technical Analysis Chart | MSFT | US5949181045 | MarketScreener
Technical analysis trends MICROSOFT CORPORATION
Short TermMid-TermLong Term
TrendsNeutralNeutralBullish
Income Statement Evolution
Consensus
Sell
Buy
Mean consensus BUY
Number of Analysts 39
Average target price 242,47 $
Last Close Price 215,23 $
Spread / Highest target 29,2%
Spread / Average Target 12,7%
Spread / Lowest Target -16,4%
EPS Revisions
Managers
NameTitle
Satya Nadella Chief Executive Officer & Non-Independent Director
Bradford L. Smith President & Chief Legal Officer
John Wendell Thompson Independent Chairman
Kirk Koenigsbauer COO & VP-Experiences & Devices Group
Amy E. Hood Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
Sector and Competitors
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
MICROSOFT CORPORATION35.62%1 627 246
OKTA, INC.104.59%30 234
BEIJING KINGSOFT OFFICE SOFTWARE, INC.89.34%22 066
HUNDSUN TECHNOLOGIES INC.42.84%13 611
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.140.44%12 088
PAYLOCITY HOLDING CORPORATION65.84%10 869