BrandPost: The Case for Multi-Factor Authentication Wherever Users Connect

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For years, passwords have guarded access to the resources organizations rely on day in and day out. But how well? And for how much longer? In an era when attack surfaces are growing, points of access are increasing and cyberattackers are getting smarter, now’s the time to go beyond the password to protect your resources and data. Integrating more ways of authenticating at various points of access is a good way add another layer of protection for critical resources and data. Make it easy on users by choosing a solution that offers a variety of authentication options (hard and soft tokens, smartphone-based push to approve, biometrics, SMS and more) and requires additional authentication only when it detects a high-risk access attempt.

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