Solution overview

In 2022, password theft and compromise of passwords became one of the leading causes of getting access to an organization’s environment and eventually led to data breaches. Passwords are difficult for users to remember and maintain them. Hence most users choose to use either easy, predictable passwords or write them on sticky notes.

Windows Hello for Business provides users with the option of passwordless authentication using a PIN and biometric authentication such as fingerprint scanning or facial recognition.

Our Workflow


Develop password replacement offerings


Reduce user-visible password surface area


Transition into password-less deployment

Achieve End-User Promise


Eliminate passwords from the identity directory

Achieve Security Promise

Advantages of implementing Windows Hello for Business

Certificate-Based Authentication

Windows Hello for Business (WhfB) uses certificate-based authentication. Before allowing access to a resource, an app, or a network, this method employs a digital certificate to identify a user.

Reducing password resets

It is a common scenario for admins to forget their passwords. WhfB multi-factor authentication eliminates this by providing various methods for unlocking your system. So, it reduces the chances of being locked out of your systems.

Single sign-on (SSO) Support

WhfB supports single sign-on support (SSO), which means multiple services can be accessed using the same set of credentials.

implementing Windows Hello for Business

Deployment Options

There are multiple options available for implementing Windows Hello for Business. The best choice for you will depend on a number of variables, including your operating system version, whether you handle certificates on user devices, and if you have an on-prem, cloud-only, or hybrid environment.

  • Key-Based Authentication

    It is easier and efficient to deploy but doesn’t support Remote Desktop Connections. You’ll need a minimal PKI/AD Certificate Services (AD CS) service to deploy updated certificates to your DCs.

  • Certificate-Based Authentication

    It is more secure and trusted and needs a public key infrastructure (PKI) for certificate deployment. It might fit right in if your business already has that deployed.

Implementation Plan

The EC team will first carry out a quick pilot and advise your teams on how to embrace Windows Hello for Business technology. After this, they will integrate the solution with the current Enterprise infrastructure while keeping your future state in mind.

  • Weeks 1 – 3

    We help collect details pertaining to existing IT Infrastructure, Azure Licensing, and MFA needs and develop an approach for deployment and setup configurations for deployment.

  • We assist in rolling out the pilot deployment and test with supported infrastructure, gather feedback from the workforce (on-site & remote), Ops teams (new processes), and capture analytics and then expand capabilities piloted & build a rollout plan.

    Weeks 4 – 9
  • Weeks 10

    We work together to finalize the phased rollout plan for your organization.

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