What is master key?
idemeum desktop client handles desktop login and credentials auto fill into web and native applications. When idemeum desktop client captures users' credentials, it needs to encrypt these credentials, so that they can be synchronized with other desktop applications using idemeum cloud.
In order to achieve the highest level of security and enable client-side encryption, you can generate
master key in the admin portal and supply that key to all idemeum desktop clients during installation. This way your credentials are encrypted with your own key that is not known to idemeum team. Even if idemeum cloud is compromised, your credentials will never be exposed.
How to get master key?
- Navigate to your idemeum tenant and access admin portal
Desktop loginand scroll down to
Desktop master keysection
- Enable the toggle for master key and click
- Once you hit
Saveyou will be presented with your master key
- Copy the master key and enter the key into idemeum desktop application during installation
- You can always come back to the admin portal and retrieve your key by hitting the