Multi-Factor Authentication

The use of two or more authentication methods to the login process, which brings an additional layer of security.

Other than a username and password, with multi-factor authentication logging in to a service will also require a piece of information that is provided exclusively to the user, such as a single-use code that’s sent directly to an email address or telephone.

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is the most commonly type of Multi-Factor Authentication seen in the industry.

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