Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an IT security method that requires the use of two or more different forms of authentication to verify a user'sidentity .
It's also known as 2FA, two factors authentication.
Why implement MFA? To reinforce security within your company, by protecting access to an account or computer system.
By combining these forms of authentication, MFA strengthens the security of accounts and sensitive data by requiring users to provide multiple proofs ofidentity to access their accounts.
Forms of authentication include: