Multi-Factor Authentication

using your trusted

Microsoft Teams Channel

Multi-Factor Authentication using your trusted Microsoft Teams Channel

Receive Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) codes in your trusted Microsoft Teams channel inbox.

By combining the security of MFA with the convenience of Microsoft Teams, your team can enjoy safe, frictionless access to critical MFA codes to leverage secure enterprise authentication from any location, on any device.

Receive Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) codes in your trusted Microsoft Teams channel inbox.

By combining the security of MFA with the convenience of Microsoft Teams, your team can enjoy safe, frictionless access to critical MFA codes to leverage secure enterprise authentication from any location, on any device.

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Strike the perfect balance between security and experience

Your team members already ‘live’ in Microsoft Teams (MS Teams). So doesn’t it make sense for them to have secure, seamless access to MFA passcodes from inside your shared MS Teams channel. 

Streamline the MFA experience and let every member of your team access business applications securely from anywhere, at anytime without slowing them down.

Eliminate MFA Reliance on a Single Device

Remove login logjams. Don’t rely on one person to receive MFA codes and pass them manually round the team.  Instead, distribute MFA codes securely to your entire team via an automatic SMS notification in your shared Microsoft Teams channel inbox.

Authenticate Across Devices and Across Locations

No matter how dispersed your team or what device they use, every channel member can access MFA codes as needed. Now they can verify their identity securely and log into your corporate resources fast.

Add MFA to your Microsoft Teams channel

Simple, No Fuss Deployment

Implementing MFA for your team using your Microsoft Teams channel delivers security fast in a way your team instinctively understands. They’re already familiar with MS Teams and comfortable using SMS, so adoption is effortless with no need for additional training.

Comprehensive Security

The YakChat service employs the security and protection of Microsoft Azure.  In other words, rest assured that your secure MFA codes will always stay secure. And because the codes are sent only to your private Microsoft Teams Channel inbox, no one outside of your team will be able to access the codes.

Fast Implementation

MFA via Microsoft Teams is a service delivered securely from the Cloud. That means it can be deployed rapidly with no requirement for expensive or time-consuming IT infrastructure changes.

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Add Multi-Factor Authentication to your Microsoft Teams channel inbox.

ulti-Factor Authentication (MFA) is critical to keeping our business systems secure. Therefore MFA generally requires a temporary authorization code to be sent to a user’s mobile phone, often by SMS. But when we work within a distributed team, how do we ensure that MFA works for us? This means that our teammates are geographically dispersed, each with their own personal cell phone, whose phone should the one-time passcode be sent to? And crucially, how do the rest of us get hold of that code quickly and safely so that we, too, can log in securely without delay?

So The answer is simple: Multi-Factor Authentication via Microsoft Teams.

YakChat Bot for Microsoft Teams

Happily, this can be done easily with YakChat’s Bot for Microsoft Teams. The bot can be downloaded and added quickly to your private team channels (or groups) within MS Teams. The bot has a dedicated SMS number so it can receive MFA passcodes from any application. It then shares these securely with your teammates via your private team channel. This means that regardless of where your teammates are located, or on what device they are working, they can all access the passcode swiftly, verify their identity, and log in securely to your corporate resources. But importantly, no one outside of your private team will be able to see or access the codes.

No More Login Logjams

Whether your dispersed team is in Support, Marketing, or Sales, the YakChat Bot eliminates those frustrating MFA login logjams. By enabling MFA through MS Teams, the YakChat Bot removes the need for any one person in your team to be responsible for receiving passcodes and for passing these on to their teammates manually. This creates a simpler, more streamlined MFA experience for every member of your private MS Teams channel and makes it as easy as possible for them to safely access your business applications from anywhere, at any time – and from any device.

SMS Open Rates 98%

Forward-thinking organizations know that making their businesses mobile-friendly is an imperative. And here’s why.

Mobile connectivity globally is forecast to rise to a whopping 6 billion by 2023. Yet even now we send a staggering 23 billion SMS messages per day. That’s 16 million text messages per minute!

And the phenomenal statistics don’t stop there.

SMS Open Rates 98%

While email open rates can be good at 21%, SMS open rates currently stand at a massive 98%.* And the majority of texts are opened in under 3 minutes. ‘No other marketing tool can offer a similar rate,’ says Aine Doherty from Business2Community. And that makes SMS ‘one of the most effective ways to get your message to your customer’.

Since most people send and receive text messages on a daily basis, it’s a fair bet your customers and clients are no exception. They’ll have access to SMS, know how to use it, and what’s more – enjoy doing so. In fact, according to eWeek and the Harris Pol, text messaging is the channel of choice for many consumers and their preferred method of customer service.

But while SMS is a channel that customers are happy to use, does it offer a compelling opportunity for businesses? The answer is a resounding Yes!

*  Mobile Marketing Watch.

Highly Powerful Yet Simple to Use

Highly powerful, yet simple to use, SMS messaging reduces contact costs, improves right party contact rates, agent efficiency and improves collections performance; Most importantly, it has incredible reach, connecting you with customers, clients, and co-workers wherever they happen to be.

And in light of the current pandemic, that, surely, is a priority.

Besides that the best business communication is always a two-way process. So when businesses embrace 2-way messaging, the rewards are even greater.

The Best Communication is Always Goes Two Ways

2-Way SMS turns one-way customer contact into a much more rewarding – and enduring – two-way relationship. With the right technology, organizations can send and receive text messages in real-time, and start a chat session when more than a simple response is needed.

SMS for Microsoft Teams

A s a result 2-Way SMS can be integrated to your Microsoft Teams environment.

Thanks to YakChat, it’s even easier for your organization to get critical messages out to your contacts in real-time and respond to their messages fast from the comfort of your UC platform. This means that everything works well.

Moreover, YakChat is great. So great.