Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a security system that requires more than one method of authentication from independent categories of credentials to verify users’ identity for a login or other transactions. MFA can be described as authenticating a person based on factors provided by that person. MFA serves a vital function within any organization by securing access to corporate networks, protecting the identities of users, and ensuring that a user is who he claims to be. There can be several types of models that involve smartcard, biometrics, PIN/password, OTP, and the other hardware tokens.
Visionary leaders are the leading market players in terms of new developments such as product launches, innovative technologies, and the adoption of growth strategies. These players have a broad product offering that caters to most of the regions globally. Visionary leaders primarily focus on acquiring the leading market position through their strong financial capabilities and their well-established brand equity.
Dynamic Differentiators are established players with very strong business strategies. However, they have a weaker product portfolio compared to the visionary leaders. They generally focus only on a specific type of technology related to the product.
Innovators in the competitive leadership mapping are vendors that have demonstrated substantial product innovations as compared to their competitors. The companies have focused on product portfolios. However, they do not have very strong growth strategies for their overall business, when compared with the visionary leaders.
Emerging companies have niche product and service offerings. Their business strategies are not as strong as that of the established vendors. The emerging vendors include the new entrants in the market, emerging in terms of product portfolio and geographic reach, and require time to gain significant traction in the market.