Glossary Term

Account Takeover

Account Takeovers are a general category of cyberattacks in which the intruder gains access to the account of a legitimate user on a system or network, posing as that user.

After an account takeover, malicious actors may use the legitimate user's access privileges to engage in a variety of illicit activities, often without detection, since the session appears to be legitimate to IT systems and staff.

2FA/MFA Rapid Reference

Authentication at a glance

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  • 2FA and MFA basics and common solutions
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2FA/MFA Rapid Reference

  • 2FA and MFA basics and common solutions
  • The benefits and drawbacks of each
  • Glossary of authentication terms
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