Microsoft recommended using Vingroup’s strong authenticator

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HANOI, VIETNAM – Media OutReach – 8 December 2020
On
December 4, the VinCSS-FIDO2 product by VinCSS Cyber Security Services LLC (a
member of Vingroup) was included in the list of passwordless authenticators
recommended by Microsoft for use on Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) – one of
its key platforms. Vingroup became the
first Vietnamese enterprise to be included in this list alongside 12 other
leading security companies in the world.


Researched
and developed by VinCSS Cyber Security Services LLC (a member of Vingroup),
the VinCSS FIDO2 authenticator was officially recommended for use by Microsoft on Microsoft
Hybrid Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). As Microsoft’s cloud-based
identity and access management service, Azure Active Directory enhances the
security of logging in and accessing internal and external resources. Before
including VinCSS FIDO2 authenticator in this list, the Microsoft team assessed
and tested this product in addition to interviewing and learning about VinCSS’s
business and technology capabilities for nearly six months.

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The VinCSS FIDO2 authenticator enables
users to securely log in to Microsoft Azure AD without a password. All users
need to do is to connect the VinCSS FIDO2 authenticator to their computer and
experience a seamless login with high security during the working process. This
also helps minimise the risk of information disclosure due to logging by
password and phishing attacks for account takeover.

As a strong authenticator, VinCSS FIDO2 also
supports passwordless authentication on many other Microsoft platforms such as
Windows 10, Office 365 and Windows Hello.

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As of December 2020, only 13 out of hundreds of
authenticators including VinCSS FIDO2 can satisfy the parameters and strict
requirements for login process in Microsoft Azure AD.

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Do Ngoc Duy Trac, General Director of
VinCSS said: “VinCSS has completed the development of VinCSS FIDO2, an
international standard strong passwordless authentication ecosystem, a
comprehensive ‘Make in Viet Nam’ platform, which is capable of changing the
game in the cybersecurity field by providing strong authentication with great
user experience. This ecosystem includes various types of FIDO2 keys and a
system of specialised technology solutions capable of reducing up to 80 per
cent of network security risks, completely eliminating risks from phishing
attacks and stealing account information and OTP.”


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Being selected to accompany tech giant Microsoft
has affirmed VinCSS’ ability to satisfy the most difficult customers and
markets in the world while creating opportunities for Viet Nam’s technological
mastery in the international market.

Reference Information:

VinCSS FIDO2® Touch 1 is the
first strong authentication key by Viet Nam to achieve the FIDO2 certification
issued by FIDO Alliance. VinCSS FIDO2 Touch 1 works quickly and effectively by
logging in to your online accounts without passwords, OTP codes or other
authentication applications. Customers can buy this product directly
here.
Please visit
passwordless.vincss.net 
for more information about the strong VinCSS FIDO2 Touch 1 authenticator and
VinCSS FIDO2 ecosystem. (Click here to see the recommendation by
Microsoft: 
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/authentication/concept-authentication-passwordless)


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