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Assume the cost of multi-factor authentication or pay a high price

MFA is a cybersecurity measure that requires users to provide multiple factor authentication verifying their identity before getting into the network.

Cutting back on or not investing in multi-factor authentication (MFA) can go another way—the way of the hacker, the way of billions lost in profit, the way of lost reputation, and the way of bankruptcy. 

You’re sunk.

MFA is a cybersecurity measure that requires users to provide multiple factors verifying their identity before getting into the network and accounts. The usual and most known security is the single password, a code that confirms user credentials and gives access. Passwords are easy to hack.

MFA takes cybersecurity to the next level. 

Users still provide a password and then verify access by a code that is most often sent to another device, like your smartphone. Facial recognition and Fingerprints are a must. These multi-steps increase the level of security. 

For example, a typical example of multi-factor authentication is using a password together with a code or temporary code sent to your smartphone to confirm that yes, this is me. Another example is using a combination of a card you already have and a PIN known only to you. You present two pieces of identification.

5 Common Authentication types for cyber security

  • Password-based authentication. 
  • Multi-factor authentication. 
  • Certificate-based authentication. 
  • Biometric authentication. 
  • Token-based authentication.

While MFA sounds complicated, it isn’t. Companies resist implementing MFA, believing cost is an issue. Adding layers of security acts as an added security and certainly helps the CSO sleep at night.

At Cyology Labs, we can combine MFA with your existing security across your network. We are cybersecurity experts and are constantly adapting to the changing cybersecurity landscapes. 

If you want to secure yourself or your company then do book a meeting via – https://www.cyologylabs.com/reportcard

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