DP Altus- a great product!
September 27, 2016

DP Altus- a great product!

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Score 8 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with DigitalPersona Altus

We use Altus across the organization to provide extra security and speed up login times.


  • Adding extra authentication methods to Windows - biometrics, PINs, One-Time Password.
  • Altus Password Manager allows users to safely and securely store website passwords on-premise.
  • Recovery Questions allow users to recover their own passwords if they get locked out or cannot remember their password.


  • Licensing-- even accounts that don't use Altus authentication receive a license. This means I have to go and revoke a license from a user who doesn't need it to add a new user who does.
  • When you have cold hands, the biometric readers do not work well until your fingers are warmed up.
  • Users login faster without having to type passwords.
  • Users lock themselves out less because they don't have to remember so many passwords. As a result, help desk calls are fewer.
Altus is well-suited for those who want additional authentication methods to add to Windows. It integrates seamlessly into the standard Windows login experience and provides extra security with two-factor authentication if desired.


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