Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is method of authentication that requires two or more authentication factors.
These factors fall into three main categories:
Knowledge factors, or something you know can only be used as one factor of authentication as they are most susceptible to exploitation.
Why should you use multi-factor authentication?
While it is not possible to stop cybercrimes, MFA does significantly reduce the chances of unauthorized access by a threat actor.
For example, if a password is stolen, the threat actor will not be granted access as the password is one of multiple factors required for authentication.
MFA is strongly encouraged for all accounts and devices with this option.
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