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Authy vs LastPass: What are the differences?

What is Authy? The easiest way to add Two-Factor Authentication to any website or app. We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.

What is LastPass? Password manager that works with all browsers & smartphones. LastPass Enterprise offers your employees and admins a single, unified experience that combines the power of SAML SSO coupled with enterprise-class password vaulting. LastPass is your first line of defense in the battle to protect your digital assets from the significant risks associated with employee password re-use and phishing.

Authy belongs to "Security" category of the tech stack, while LastPass can be primarily classified under "Password Management".

Some of the features offered by Authy are:

  • Very secure- We take security seriously. We use industry standard secure algorithms (HMAC RFC 4426) and 256 bits keys which are always encrypted at rest.
  • Fully redundant- The Authy API is deployed accross different PCI level 1 data-centers and it's fully redundant. We also use a DNS provider with anycast support. We've had 100% availability since 2011.
  • Great user experience- You connect to Authy using a transparent REST API which allows you to customize the experience you want for your users.

On the other hand, LastPass provides the following key features:

  • Save as You Go
  • Hassle-Free Login
  • Centralize Your Data

According to the StackShare community, LastPass has a broader approval, being mentioned in 34 company stacks & 27 developers stacks; compared to Authy, which is listed in 20 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Authy
Pros of LastPass
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    Google Authenticator-compatible
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    Synchronised across browsers
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    Chrome plugin
  • 14
    Passwords stored encrpyted
  • 8
    All devices
  • 8
    Central servers do not have keys
  • 2
    Better then lesspass
  • 2
    The most cost-effective b/t Roboform and 1Password
  • 2
    company wide
  • 1
    Free plan

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Cons of Authy
Cons of LastPass
  • 2
    Terrible UI on mobile
  • 3
    UI for admins is an inconsistent mess
  • 1
    Slow, unpredictable sync when sharing passwords

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What is Authy?

We make the best rated Two-Factor Authentication smartphone app for consumers, a Rest API for developers and a strong authentication platform for the enterprise.

What is LastPass?

LastPass Enterprise offers your employees and admins a single, unified experience that combines the power of SAML SSO coupled with enterprise-class password vaulting. LastPass is your first line of defense in the battle to protect your digital assets from the significant risks associated with employee password re-use and phishing.

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