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A Deeper Dive Into Multi-Factor Authentication

2 factor authentication

Recently we discussed how to successfully fight off phishing attacks by using a security key as part of your security plan. We thought we would take a moment and take a deeper dive into the differences between the three factors of authentication; something you know, something you have and something you are. These factors can be used in any combination and depending on your organization’s security requirements can be either 1FA, 2FA or MFA (1 element, 2 factor or multifactor authentication). The more steps you require to grant user access, the more secure your systems and data will be.

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