2FA

MFA moving to mobile

Why Is Mobile Best Suited for 2FA – Or Not

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We use routers to move IP packets across the Internet and toasters to get crispy bagels. There are all kinds of brands, versions, and management features, but overall, routing and toasting each use a single technology. Authentication does not, especially when it comes to multi-factor (MFA or 2FA). Why is that, and is Mobile the platform where authentication will eventually converge? Read More

2FA Or 2SV. Not Just A Tech Talk.

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Organizations have many different ways of implementing multi-factor authentication (MFA). In particular, some organizations have reused preexisting authentication mechanisms such as Active Directory in their MFA implementation, some have not. However, the applications protected by MFA or the devices used for MFA can’t really explain the variety of MFA implementations. What is it then? History? Geography? Random? More importantly than the reason, what are the benefits and implications of the various approaches?

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