Comparison

Compare Dashlane Business vs LastPass Enterprise

See this comparison of Dashlane Business vs LastPass Enterprise.

Snapshot

Business password management with a focus on strong security and admin controls.

Snapshot

Enterprise level password management with a focus on end user ease of use, strong security and centralized admin.

For

Small teams looking for a secure and easy to manage password management platform.

For

Organizations requiring multiple security policies, MFA and federated login with AD

Who are Dashlane:

Dashlane offer a commercial and business level password management service. Their business management service offers organisation all of the benefits of their premium commercial service, including unlimited password storage, syncing across all devices and form and payment auto-fill. It also offers an Admin Console and added security. The service works by each user being given an encrypted password vault, containing their passwords for all their various accounts, which they can access with their master password.

What is Lastpass Enterprise?

LastPass is a security platform offering a password management platform for both consumers and businesses. In their business platform each employee is given a password vault, which stores encrypted passwords for each of the employee’s accounts. This is accessed via the employee’s existing AD password and can be added as a browser extension, desktop app, or mobile app. Each password can then be pasted into the password box of each account, automatically or manually. There is also an admin console which gives administrators reports and analytics as well as control over password policies.

Profile: Dashlane Business

Category:
Business Password Management
Website:
dashlane.com
Founded:
2011
Headquartered:
New York, NY, US
Suitable For:
SMB

Profile: LastPass Enterprise

Category:
Business Password Management
Website:
lastpass.com
Founded:
2008
Headquartered:
Virginia, USA
Deployment:
Cloud, App
Starting Price:
$4 user / month
Suitable For:
Teams: 5-50 users, Enterprise: 50+ users

Features

  • Auto-log in works seamlessly for end users across devices, meaning employees don’t have to remember multiple passwords and have increased security
  • Credentials sharing between users allows teams to work on projects while sharing account details securely and safely
  • End users can reset their own master passwords, saving IT departments time
  • Easy deployment being a cloud based platform, with employees able to manage their password vaults within a desktop app or a browser extension
  • Dashlane performs dark web monitoring, meaning it scans the dark web for user credentials and passwords that have been compromised, so it can suggest you change them
  • Secure file storage within the secure password vault
  • Choice of multi-factor authentication options included to improve overall security

Features:

  • Fully featured password manager with multiple options on password security that admins can set
  • Easy to deploy across and organisation
  • Offers a range of features to enhance user security, with secure password generators, multi-factor authentication and single sign on
  • Offers admin portal with reporting and analytics
  • Number of features to help share passwords within teams with group level permissions and secure password sharing
  • Easy to access password vaults with browser extensions, mobile apps and active directory integration
  • Users can create encrypted notes to store sensitive information such as credit card details or banking passwords

Expert Insights Verdict on Dashlane Business

Dashlane is one of the top vendors providing password management for consumers. The ease of use of the service, coupled with strong encryption means it offers employees a strong platform to better manage their passwords. There are also good features for small teams such as secure password sharing. Dashlane also offer reports to give businesses more visibility into employee password management. However, when it comes to business features the service is less developed. There is a lack of Microsoft AD integration which is offered by competitors like LastPass, but crucially, customers report that key admin features are missing. Admin console features such as reporting are included, but customers argue they are not as fully featured as competitor services, with fewer security policies available.

DashLane is a good option for small teams, as it prioritises ease of use for end users and management. Dashlane also offer dark web scanning and secure file storage, which will help to enhance the overall security of an organisation. Your organization is looking for a cost-effective password management solution with a basic level of admin features that is secure and easy to use, DashLane is a good option to consider.

Expert Insight:

LastPass is the market leader in business password management tools and offer consumer and business versions. It’s highly rated by customers for have great features, and being easy to use. It greatly increases security for businesses, reducing the risk employees will use easy to guess passwords, or even the same password, for all their accounts. This adds protection to sensitive data and information. The service is also easy for administrators to use and offers a range of great features, such as single sign on and secure password sharing. The administrator console offers detailed analytics and is easy to navigate. End users get access to features such as encrypted notes. There are also password sharing features to help with team based projects.

In the Enterprise version, we specifically like the ability to have visibility of the level of password security employed by each user and impose security policies on end users.