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Score 9 out of 101
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Score 9.1 out of 101

Likelihood to Recommend

Authy

If you're currently using something like Google Authenticator, and struggling with multi-device scenarios, Authy is a welcome relief. If you have a bigger list of accounts, a tool like 1Password might be more appropriate — although we haven't tried to move any 2FA accounts to it yet, it has much more robust tools for selective sharing of accounts between users, grouping and organizing, etc.
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Pros

Authy

  • Easy addition of new 2FA accounts, either manually or using QR codes.
  • Quick recognition of sites the accounts map to, and import of favicons for quick recognition.
  • Automatic syncing of 2FA information between devices.
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Ping Identity Platform

  • Multiplatform
  • Ease of use
  • On line/off line access.
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Cons

Authy

  • Locating specific accounts once you've added more than a dozen or so can be a pain — a way to categorize or group them would be VERY welcome.
  • Couldn't find a simple way to kill a device from my list of Authy devices — i.e. my phone was grabbed and I want to revoke its ability to generate 2FA keys. It may be possible, but it wasn't easy to find in the relatively streamlined mobile interface.
  • Ongoing prompts for my backup password are understandable but strange, since canceling the prompt still allows me to use Authy.
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Ping Identity Platform

  • A timer to automatically renew access code would be useful.
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Usability

Authy

Authy 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It really cannot get much easier. Simply sign in, verify the device and off you go. I have found Authy to be very easy and almost identical across all the devices I use. I am disappointed about the slow update process. Authy could use some updating, but I have not seen it yet.
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Ping Identity Platform

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Support

Authy

Authy 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I give Authy a 10 here simply because it has been so easy that I have not had to reach out to support, either Authy's or a vendor. It just works and is one less thing to worry about for 2FA. I have not lost access to a resource secured by 2FA since switching to Authy.
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Ping Identity Platform

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Alternatives Considered

Authy

I used both Google Authenticator and Duo before switching to Authy. With both of them, I lost access to resources because I forgot to disconnect the device before moving/replacing it. That resulted in absolute hassles with having to reach out to the resource's support and filling out forms to prove my identity. Save yourself the hassle, just use Authy.
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Return on Investment

Authy

  • Our users are more likely to use 2FA.
  • Less time lost reaching out to support if access is lost.
  • Easily access 2FA codes from multiple devices as the situation needs.
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Ping Identity Platform

  • Avoid information theft by ensuring the user truly has legit access to it.
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Pricing Details

Authy

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Ping Identity Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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