Strong authentication for call centers
Maximize productivity and secure access to sensitive data
Maximize call center productivity
In call centers, using mobile phones for authentication is not optimal given poor levels of security, distractions, and reduced agent productivity.
The YubiKey enables strong authentication without a cellular connection, batteries or any other external dependency to operate. Simply plug the key into a USB port on the device, and touch to authenticate.
Mitigate insider threat risk
Mobile devices used for authentication enable perpetrators to easily capture sensitive data on cameras without being noticed.
The YubiKey delivers strong authentication without offering any capabilities for capturing images of customer and financial data, thereby protecting customer privacy and call center reputation.
Meet compliance requirements
Stringent compliance requirements make it critical to ensure that call center agents abide by all relevant regulations during every instance of customer engagement.
The YubiKey can verify a call center agent’s identity before they can access PII and other sensitive data, or make changes to a customer account, such as raising a credit limit.
Case in point:
Large financial services corporation secures global workforce
Large financial corporation specializing in credit cards, auto loans, banking, and savings accounts, and ranked in the top 10 largest banks in the United States by assets.
Call Centers – Needed to secure global workforce with shared workstations; secure front-line to customers with sensitive PII & PCI data
Retail Workers – Needed a fast and seamless login in order to deliver efficient customer service
Privileged Access – Secure data accessed by executives, knowledge workers and other privileged users
Ease of Use – Enables rapid login and supports response time SLAs
Low TCO – Supports OTP in place, with plans to adopt modern authentication approaches such as FIDO U2F as well as smart card PIV all with one single security key for low TCO
IAM Integration – Supports single sign-on and federation with existing IAM backend
1,400,000 total accounts secured, including 118,000 privileged accounts
Call center response time SLAs supported
Reduced support incident burden on central IT for security key registration
“Call center fraud loss is having a significant effect on enterprises. Across the U.S., companies are losing $14 billion to fraud attacks annually.”
“Almost half (47 percent of respondents) say a transaction could not be completed because they did not have mobile phone access to recieve a code for verification or were not able to use an authenticator app.”
Modern strong authentication and compliance for Financial Services
Read this white paper to learn how strong authentication using the YubiKey can help financial institutions stay protected against cyber attacks, and meet regulatory compliance for FFIEC, PCI DSS, GLBA, PSD2, eIDAS, SOX, SOC2, GDPR, and more.
Drive differentiation in financial services with modern strong authentication
Drive competitive differentiation by offering modern strong authentication for online and mobile banking
Securing Your Critical Assets in an Ever-Changing Regulatory Environment
Learn how the YubiKey helps organizations meet global compliance regulations including FIPS, GDPR, HIPAA and others with modern strong authentication
What is Strong Authentication
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