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Reduce Login Times by 80% or More

Reduce Login Times by Enhancing Password User Experience

It’s important to note that login time is just one aspect of the overall user experience, and there are other factors that can impact productivity and user satisfaction. For instance, slow system performance or lengthy loading times for applications can lead to frustration and decreased productivity. A report by Forrester Consulting found that implementing a passwordless authentication solution can reduce IT help desk calls related to password resets by up to 95%.

The time it takes for people to log in to their PC can vary depending on various factors such as the system’s speed, the login method used, and the user’s level of familiarity with the login process. However, on average, it usually takes between 20 to 30 seconds for people to log in to their PC.

This time may be shorter or longer depending on the user’s password complexity, the presence of multi-factor authentication, the speed of the computer, and the type of login process. For example, using a PIN or biometric authentication may result in a reduced login times compared to using a password.

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2FA Adds More Time and Labor Needed to Login

A study by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) found that the average time it takes to complete a 2FA/MFA login process is approximately 20-30 seconds, which includes entering the username and password, as well as completing the additional authentication step. Of course, this will vary depending on a great variety of factors such as required length of password, password complexity, ability to remember the password, how often the password changes, and more.

In terms of security, the Ponemon Institute found that the average time it takes to recover from a data breach caused by weak or stolen passwords is approximately 69 days, compared to only 35 days for organizations that use 2FA/MFA. A Google study found that even adding a traditional phone-based 2FA solution to an email login process stopped 100% of automated bot attacks and 99% of bulk phishing attacks. Adding 2FA and other features such as continuous authentication greatly augments one’s cyber security posture. Therefore, it’s beneficial to simultaneously reduce login times while increasing security.

Saving Login Time with Proximity Login

GateKeeper is a centralized authentication and access management solution that helps organizations secure their digital assets and sensitive information while also reducing the time and cost associated with password management and 2FA. With GateKeeper, users no longer need to remember multiple passwords or go through time-consuming authentication processes. Instead, the solution allows users to securely authenticate their identity and access their accounts simply by being in proximity to a GateKeeper token or using a fingerprint scanner or facial recognition technology. This eliminates the need for users to manually enter passwords or complete lengthy 2FA authentication processes, which can save time and increase productivity. In addition, GateKeeper provides IT teams with centralized management and reporting capabilities, allowing them to easily manage access policies and monitor user activity, further streamlining the process and saving time.

Capterra Best Value for Authentication Jun-20
Capterra Ease of Use for Authentication Jun-20

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