JumpCloud to launch free mobile multi-factor authentication product

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JumpCloud announced JumpCloud Protect™, a one-touch multi-factor authentication (MFA) solution that makes it easy for IT admins to deploy and enforce MFA without adversely impacting end users.

Available for iOS and Android devices, JumpCloud Protect enables simple and efficient “touch to verify” functionality for employees when accessing corporate IT resources authenticated by the JumpCloud Directory Platform. 

Mobile MFA app

JumpCloud Protect is a fully featured mobile MFA app that allows employees authenticating into protected apps and resources to verify themselves directly from their corporate-issued or BYOD mobile device. 

JumpCloud Protect:

  • Installs on both iOS and Android devices
  • Simple “one-touch” accept or deny functionality to verify identity when accessing IT resources 
  • Alternate Time-based One-time Password (TOTP) token-generation capabilities for any JumpCloud authenticated resources or users’ personal online accounts requiring second-factor verification.

Simplest verification solution

Our IT team is challenged with several requirements. Making employees happy and productive, reducing the total cost of equipping them with the right IT tools, and ensuring we are keeping the company secure while people are remote is our new normal,” said Randy Tanenhaus, IT Manager at ClassPass.

I like JumpCloud’s direction. JumpCloud Protect means we can give our employees the simplest verification solution on the market. Without disrupting their work, we really know it’s them. Further, I have been able to think about other critical priorities versus evaluating, buying, and integrating a 2FA solution into our identity strategy.

Identity and security in one place

JumpCloud Protect will reduce the cost of maintaining a separate MFA solutionAt Employee Zero, we’ve been implementing JumpCloud solutions for our clients for the past six years,” said James Martin, director at Employee Zero, an IT consultancy and managed service provider.

In that time, we have seen so many exciting advancements in features and value-adds to the platform. JumpCloud Protect is a major leap forward in…