Podcast: What is Multi-factor Authentication?

Plurilock CEO Ian Paterson recently chatted about multi-factor authentication with Tom Eston from The Shared Security Podcast, in Episode 58.

Starting at 2:14 in the podcast, they discuss what constitutes good MFA and how organizational attempts to add a second-layer are falling short. They discuss issues with secret questions, hardware tokens, and SMS-based authentication, as well as balancing ease of use and privacy ramifications. 

Listen to the podcast to hear their discussion on the best practices for multi-factor authentication.

If their discussion piques your interest about authentication standards, read more in our comprehensive Authentication Guide here. ■

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Plurilock is the leader in advanced, risk-based authentication. We provide invisible, device-free MFA for corporate endpoints, Citrix sessions, cloud applications, and their users in finance, healthcare, education, and SaaS.



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