BrandPost: 5 Key Areas Where You Need Multi-Factor Authentication Now
Once upon a time, there was just one point of access to your organization’s data, applications and other resources. It was a lot easier to secure access then. But there were also fewer opportunities to thrive and grow than there are in today’s complex, dynamic access environment. To take advantage of those opportunities, you need multi-factor authentication to increase protection of critical resources at five key points of access.
- Cloud Applications
What would you do without Microsoft Office 365 or Salesforce or all the other cloud applications your organization relies on? These indispensable applications tend to rely on username/password combinations to manage access—not the most secure choice when 81 percent of web-based attacks use stolen credentials. Multi-factor authentication increases security and also provides a common vehicle for secure access to multiple cloud applications.