multifactor authentication


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multifactor authentication

Using two or more forms of identification to authenticate a user. Single factor authentication, which is commonly used, employs a unique username and password combination. For more security, multifactor authentication adds at least one more form, such as a physical token or biometrics. See authentication token and biometrics.
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But in a statement for this column, the IRS noted that it has now initiated the stricter controls sought by the audit, including multifactor authentication. This better enables the IRS to know "who is accessing its system and why and helps prevent account takeovers." Auditors say they will monitor the recent changes to assess their effectiveness.
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Therefore, these years, many multifactor authentication protocols using biometric characteristic as an additional factor were proposed [7-13].
Taking advantage of this multifactor authentication helps assure authorized access to all accounts.
Multifactor authentication options including an IR camera, fingerprint reader, Smartcard reader and dual frequency (LF/HF) RFID reader, work in tandem with Microsoft Windows 10 identity protection features such as Windows Hello and Microsoft Passport, for additional protection.
Use multifactor authentication. Most major web platforms encourage this--Facebook, Linkedln, the suite of Google services, etc.--because it's highly effective.
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