Multi-Factor Authentication Infographic

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What is Multi-factor Authentication? In the simplest terms, it is a method to prove and secure that the correct person is accessing a specific system (eg. The reason it is
Multi-Factor authentication or MFA is that the idea is to prove it with multiple methods.

Researchers classify authentication into 3 broad types, something you know (password), something you have (phone) and something you are (biometric).

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