Glossary Term

User Carelessness

In security contexts, User Carelessness refers to any action taken by a user for purposes of expedience that has a negative impact on security.

Common examples of user carelessness include, but are not limited to, walking away from or handing off a workstation without logging out of an active session, storing passwords or other security-critical information on publicly visible post-it notes, sharing security credentials with others, and exercising poor password hygiene in general.

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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