You should be using Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for your authentication systems. This is why.

What is Two Factor Authentication?

Something you know: This could be a personal identification number (PIN), a password, answers to “secret questions” or a specific keystroke pattern

Something you have: Typically, a user would have something in their possession, like a credit card, a smartphone, or a small hardware token

Something you are: This category is a little more advanced, and might include biometric pattern of a fingerprint, an iris scan, or a voice print

What is authorisation?

Examples of 2FA

Microsoft Authenticator

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account/authenticator

Passwords can be forgotten, stolen, or compromised. With Authenticator, your phone provides an extra layer of security on top of your PIN or fingerprint.

How can my business implement 2FA?

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