Flexible Authentication for Modern and Legacy Systems

Today’s competitive business environment demands flexible options that offer more protection. With ForgeRock, organizations can authenticate any digital resource, including people, devices, applications, APIs, and connected things.

  • Choose from endless authentication possibilities with over 25 out-of-the-box authentication modules to fit the needs of your business, including device fingerprinting, one-time password, and adaptive risk authentication.
  • Extend authentication to anything with the simplicity of scripted authentication modules.
  • Implement strong multi-factor authentication by chaining modules together.
  • Fine-grained authentication provides flexibility, granular control, and increased security, by enabling organizations to orchestrate granular authentication flows, resulting in more transparent login experiences for end users through increased choice and less friction.

Fine-grained authentication in action

Endless Authentication Possibilities

Create a variety of authentication methods to meet the needs of your environment. Over 25 out-of-the-box authentication methods can be used for strong authentication and can be chained for multi-factor authentication including:

  • Active Directory
  • LDAP
  • Data Store
  • Device Fingerprinting
  • Certificate
  • Anonymous
  • ForgeRock Authenticator (Push)
  • ForgeRock Authenticator (Push) Registration
  • One-Time Password (OTP) via SMS or email
  • OATH
  • Windows Desktop SSO
  • SecurID
  • WindowsNT
  • OAuth 2.0/OpenID Connect Authentication
  • OpenID Connect (ID Token Bearer)
  • Persistent Cookie
  • HTTP Basic
  • JDBC
  • Secure Attribute Exchange authentication (SAE)
  • Scripted Module: An authentication module in which the logic can be expressed using JavaScript or Groovy. It eliminates the need of creating a java class.
  • Adaptive Risk Authentication
  • Federation
  • SAML
  • SAML2 as a Service Provider
  • WSS Auth

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Secure Access for Applications, Devices and Things


Technical Resources

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Integrate with Modern (Ours) and Legacy (Theirs) Identity Systems

Plug into any type of authentication tool, vendor, or service with ForgeRock. You can authenticate using agents, standards, proxies, APIs, and more. The ForgeRock Identity Platform offers deployment flexibly at scale in stateless, stateful, and hybrid modes.

Because ForgeRock understands every business need is different, we also offer the ability to customize and extend your authentication requirements. Develop custom authentication modules, post authentication modules, or scripts to extend client-side or server-side authentication.


Advanced Authentication