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This article provides a comparison between the OATH-based one-time password (OTP) mobile apps Nexus Personal Mobile, Google Authenticator, and Microsoft Authenticator.
|Features||Nexus Personal Mobile||Google Authenticator||Microsoft Authenticator|
|Time-based one-time password (TOTP)|
|Event-based one-time password (HOTP)|
|Supported by Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway|
|Fingerprint authentication on iOS and Android|
|Face recognition on iOS|
OATH allows generating an OTP based on a shared secret. There are two types of OTPs:
- time-based OTP (TOTP): A TOTP is renewed after a fix amount of time, for example 30 seconds.
- event-based OTP (HOTP): An HOTP is valid per authentication. After authentication a new OTP is generated.
Nexus authentication platform
Nexus authentication platform Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway supports OTP token authentication based on OATH – for hardware and software tokens – as well as self-registration for OATH-compliant mobile applications.
This article is valid from Nexus Personal Mobile 3.7.
- Nexus Personal Mobile
- Nexus Hybrid Access Gateway
- Set up an OATH-compliant mobile app as authentication method