Summary of differences

The following table summarizes the features described in this document.

Feature

API

SDK

Provides two-factor authentication

Meets compliance standards

Provisions users via ESET’s provisioning server

Uses ESET Secure Authentication mobile app to generate OTPs

Push Authentication

 

Designed for custom applications

Can be used to protect log-on

Requires developer to add to custom applications

Can be used to protect processes other than logon

Part of the standard ESET Secure Authentication product

 

Standard pricing model

 

Requires very little  development to integrate

 

Stores user data in Active Directory *

*

 

Stores user data in client’s own database

 

Client can use own SMS gateway**

 

* Only if the Authentication Server is installed in Active Directory Integration mode

** Own SMS gateway can be used also via the custom delivery feature.