These routinely make the list of most commonly used passwords, and unsurprisingly, they are among the passwords most often uncovered in data breaches. For some organizations, these flimsy sequences of numbers, letters or easily guessable phrases are the only wall of defense between hackers and important company data. But they shouldn’t be.
That’s why more and more companies are implementing multi-factor authentication to add extra layers of security to sensitive and confidential information. Multi-factor authentication reduces risk by requiring users to enter two or more types of information during the login process, making it harder for criminals to get into company systems and less enticing for them to try.
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