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Two-factor authentication is a great idea. But not enough people are using it

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Two-factor authentication can be a major barrier against accounts being hacked!  Hackers can easily use stolen usernames and passwords to conduct cyberattacks because many online accounts still don't use two-factor authentication controls designed to help keen them safe. Two-factor authentication (2FA) – or multi-factor authentication (MFA) as it's alternatively known – is one of the key methods that individual users and wider organizations can use to help protect their online accounts from being hacked, even if their login credentials have been leaked or stolen. However, according to the DCMS Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2022, only around third of organisations have any requirement for two-factor authentication on user accounts.  Mike Schwartz  is Founder / CEO at Gluu, a leading open source digital identity, passwordless authentication and API security platform.


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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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