How To Evaluate The ROI Of 2FA
Security Boulevard, March 13th, 2020
March 22, 2020,
Volume 264, Issue 3
Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as multi-factor authentication (MFA), protects user accounts by factoring in something a user has (such as a time-based, one-time password, or TOTP) in addition to what they know (their credentials)
"While 2FA is considered to be a standard in identity security practices today, it can be a headache for some organizations," opines Megan Anderson
"Organizations know it's more secure than only requiring a username and password, but 2FA reduces efficiency and can require the admin to dedicate large portions of time to manual integration and management. When admins spend a lot of their time integrating and managing a tool that slows down the user authentication process to some degree, it can potentially translate into a loss of productivity. As a result, some may question the return on investment (ROI) of 2FA..."
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