Windows 10: Recommendations on isolated multifactor authentication solution

  1.    26 Feb 2018 #1

    Recommendations on isolated multifactor authentication solution


    Sorry for the unclear title (and I wasn't sure if this is the proper forum), but I am looking for recommendations on multifactor authentication solutions for Windows 10 Professional 1709 boxes that are disconnected from the Internet. In a test environment, we're being required to add some flavor of multi-factor authentication to a system that is not domain-joined, is not connected to anything other than a router and a few RHEL servers, and is in no way connected to the Internet.

    To complicate things, biometrics, including facial and fingerprint, are likely not going to be an approved solution. We already have PIV (CACs) smartcards in this environment, so being able to implement those would be great. IT would be great if the solution could extend to other hardware devices, such as the Cisco network gear, but that's not as important right now.
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       04 Mar 2018 #2

    May I ask why a fingerprint reader on the system will not be allowed? That would be best for securing the offline PC. Plus, they aren't that expensive.

    You could look at using a local software tool and then using a USB hardware key. Or even something like a pre-bios encryption key that would lock the PC.

    How many PCs are we talking about here? Is there a limited budget?
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  3.    09 Mar 2018 #3

    Smart Card or some kind of access token device (like the RSA SecureID) should do the trick and comply with that policy.
    HTH,
    --Ed--

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