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Score 8.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator is great if you need a quick and dirty authentication program. Because it is a very minimalistic design, there is not a lot of customization available. It would be more helpful to hide some of the addresses and sites that I don’t use that often, instead of having one running list that I have to match up to what I’m looking for carefully.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Google Authenticator

  • Easy implementation: The product is very easy to implement both from embedding it into the application and from end users using it via their smartphones.
  • You can use Google Authenticator to manage multiple two-factor authentication keys.
  • Easy to add keys options: You can scan a QR code to set up 2FA in Google Authenticator. You can also do a manual entry using the unique key provided by the application you are setting up 2FA for.
Ravinder Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Google Authenticator

  • If you lose your phone, there is no way to transfer all of the 2FA codes to a new device if you lose yours. Some of the other 2FA apps have the capability of doing this.
  • It is not foolproof. Especially because Chinese hackers just learned how to bypass all 2FA solutions.
Mike Calabro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It works as intended, easy to setup, free and gives you another level of security against any unwanted access or cyber attacks
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 8.3
Based on 2 answers
I have not faced any technical challenge personally using this application. It's very lightweight and doesn't require many system resources on your mobile device.
Ravinder Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 10.0
Based on 1 answer
In terms of availability, I had not experienced any issues with outages or the product not working when needed
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The performance of google Authenticator is good and I have not experienced any slow downs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 8.5
Based on 9 answers
Ease of use from the user perspective. There is a very small learning curve involved from the deployment perspective. However, none is required from the user perspective. It's auto integration with other Google products like Gsuite not only provided our team the ability to deploy in a matter of hours but also brought down the operation cost of the product. The application is also backed by google ISO security standards which are necessary for ISO security compliant companies.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It was easy to implement and it went very smoothly. No issues
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Google Authenticator

I was using a miscellaneous one from the app store that I can't find listed here, but decided to switch because the one I had would glitch a lot and not update in real-time, so I would sometimes lock myself out of the program I was trying to get into. Google Authenticator is fast and easy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator 5.0
Based on 1 answer
The product doesn’t have any features of tools that can help it scale
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Google Authenticator

  • It's making it harder for hackers to get into our systems, saving us money.
  • We need to spend more time on authentication.
  • All in all an important tool to secure our business. Can't put a number on it but it can potentially be a lot.
Christopher Fritz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Google Authenticator

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

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