The purpose of this document is to provide instructions for integrating SyferLock’s patented software-based two-factor and multi-factor authentication solutions using SyferLock's GridGuard Virtual Appliance with CyberArk's Privileged Account Security solution via SAML. This includes the specific details for modifying the CyberArk Privileged Account Security settings and the Syferlock GridGuard Virtual Appliance settings to allow their integrated communication for authentication.
CyberArk Privileged Account Security - Overview
CyberArk's Privileged Account Security (PAS) solution, a full life-cycle solution for managing the most privileged accounts and SSH Keys in the enterprise, enables organizations to secure, provision, manage, control and monitor all activities associated with all types of Privileged Identities such as administrator on a Windows server, Root on a UNIX server, Cisco Enable on a Cisco device, as well as embedded passwords found in applications and scripts.
SyferLock (www.syferlock.com) provides an innovative software-based alternative to hard tokens, smart cards and other authentication solutions. SyferLock delivers two-factor & multi-factor authentication utilizing patented software-based grids to convert static passwords/PINs into token-less one-time passwords/PINs (OTPs). Increasingly, enterprises are turning to SyferLock and its software-based authentication solutions to strengthen security, eliminate hardware tokens and reduce Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
SyferLock's GridGuard is the back end server that manages the two-factor and multi-factor authentication functions of the patented SyferLock solutions. SyferLock’s GridGuard is deployed as a virtual appliance in the enterprise network and integrates with the existing user registry to provide seamless user registration and authentication to SSL VPN appliances, Identity & Access Management platforms, Privileged Access platforms, web portals, and cloud-based and other applications. SyferLock’s GridGuard software-based authentication solutions support multiple deployment models for two-factor and multi-factor authentication.