Research Brief: The Need to Operationalize Strong Authentication


Challenged by ransomware and other password-related breaches and attacks, organizations are taking action to strengthen their authentication processes by deploying multifactor authentication (MFA). Like passwords, MFA is susceptible to attack, and doesn’t completely address the authentication problem. Passwordless authentication methods can protect against phishing and other attacks. To increase security and gain additional benefits, such as a better user experience and improved efficiency of IT and security teams, organizations need to operationalize strong authentication, making MFA or passwordless authentication mandatory.

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Topics: Cybersecurity