Using Push Notifications For MFA
Security Boulevard, January 22nd, 2020
February 2, 2020,
Volume 262, Issue 5

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is now one of the core methods for securing user access to IT resources

Zach DeMeyer writes in Security Boulevard, "Many organizations are evaluating their options for adopting MFA policies. One such option is push notification-based MFA, but what benefits does it offer over other options?

For starters, let's first talk about MFA in general, as well as several of the MFA options available.

What is MFA?

Multi-factor authentication (also called two-factor authentication or 2FA) is the practice of requiring an additional factor beyond the standard username/password combination requested at most logins. Oftentimes, these factors are colloquially known as 'something you know, something you have, and something you are'..."

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