This article explains how you can use indevis authentication to give your Personio account additional protection. You will find an overview of all the prerequisites below, as well as instructions on how to set up the integration.


What Is indevis?

indevis uses a custom login procedure to ensure that your Personio account is especially well-protected from unauthorized access. The standard Personio login requires a user name and password.

The indevis authentication service uses what is known as two-factor authentication to significantly increase the security of the login process, thus protecting the sensitive data stored in your account. Rather than using a static password, users instead log in with both a self-selected PIN (the first factor) and a continuously changing code (the second factor). This is displayed on a token, and users can choose between a hardware, software or SMS token.

When a company decides to protect their user accounts with two-factor authentication, choosing indevis as a partner means that they have an ISO/IEC 27001, BSI-certified managed security service provider offering the highest level of security standards.

The information required to log in to your Personio account does not leave the indevis systems at any point during the authentication process and is not even shared with Personio. The indevis authentication service is a scalable solution that allows companies to rent tokens for their employees, so they can order the exact number of tokens they actually need. indevis takes care of the implementation, meaning that the introduction of Personio as an HR system and secure access using indevis authentication can go hand in hand.


How Can I Set Up the Integration of indevis and Personio?

This integration can only be set up by the partner. Follow these steps in Personio:

  1. Go to the Marketplace and search for the integration.
  2. Click on the integration to open the drawer with further details.
  3. Select Connect.
  4. Click Copy email address to clipboard and contact the partner who will complete the setup process for you.

You need to generate new API credentials for this integration in Personio via Settings > Integrations > API credentials. For more information, read our article on how to generate and manage API credentials.


How Much Does It Cost?

indevis authentication uses a rental model that bills per token. In addition to the costs per token, there is also a one-time setup fee for the two-factor authentication. Please contact indevis directly for detailed information on the one-time setup fee.


Who Should I Contact at indevis?

If you have any questions about the integration process or about pricing, please contact the indevis Sales Team at




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