The importance of two-factor authentication

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For years, the dangers of protecting online accounts with only basic, password (opens in new tab) based, authentication have been known. Yet, despite this, the transition to stronger forms of authentication has been slow. As consumers and businesses become wiser to the imperative of better protecting their accounts, their voices will add to those calling for two- and multi-factor authentication (2FA (opens in new tab)/MFA).

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John Gilbert is General Manager for UK&I at Yubico (opens in new tab).

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) recommends 2FA for ‘high value’ …