Admin Guide (advanced steps)

Advanced steps for the Hideez Authentication Service

After you have configured the server's basic functions and your employees have learned how to work with the Hideez Keys - it's time to use other Hideez solution possibilities.

Step 1: Keys management

Special statuses have been developed for key management. For example, an employee's key is compromised; the employee has gone on vacation, and you need to suspend his access; employee fired, etc. Check out the Keys Management section to use all these features.

Step 2: Hardware Vault Access profiles

Depending on the role of a particular User, you can configure more or less strict access settings. For example, it requires entering a pin code every 10 minutes, pressing a button and entering a pin code every time the key is connected. You can learn more about these features here.

Step 3: Set up different Lock mechanism for different workstations

Hideez Key uses the proximity mechanism to lock your workstation. Read more about this.

To unlock - you can choose different options:

Step 4: Try Hideez Key as an OTP generator

We hope you have already tried this option while creating personal or shared accounts. But if not - it is time to start. Try this instruction to Set up two-factor authentication for your Gmail account.

Step 5: Set up two-factor authentication at the HES server

Read more about this option here.

Step 6: Data protection

Read more and decide if this option is suitable for you.