Privakey’s Apps are used to approve logins and other authorizations. During registration users provide their name, e-mail and choose a 4-12 digit PIN. This PIN, which is never stored anywhere, is used to protect and access the private key of a unique asymmetric key pair generated on the device. The corresponding public key is bound to the user and device record in the Privakey Identity Server.
Each Privakey App instance registered to a user’s account can approve their authentications, providing users convenient and strong authentication wherever they’re working. The user’s device functions as something the user has, and the Privakey PIN serves as something the user knows, effectively enabling a simple, two-factor authentication. The Privakey app is available for Windows (8.0 and higher), iOS, Android, and Chrome.