Common Misconceptions About MFA

Gupta Bless
5 min readJan 6, 2024
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Introduction

Today, in the age of microservices and the digital world, every user relies on digital identification verification. An attacker can mimic you once authentication has been circumvented. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is useful because it adds another level of security, making it more difficult for an attacker to get access to the target. Setting up strong security measures is a great aid.

However, there are a few initial concerns that will lead to more complex cyber risks as a result of MFA deployment. Everyone here in the security field is well-aware of the shortcomings of SLAs. A MFA might be anything — your knowledge, your possessions, or even who you are. The type of MFA we select will determine this. Therefore, we will address some frequent misunderstandings regarding the MFA in this blog post.

MFA is need of large organizations

Users and small businesses claim to be less susceptible to attacks, even if they may not face the same amount of risk as large enterprises. Consider an e-commerce company that has just launched but is opposed to using multi-factor authentication (MFA) because of its limited infrastructure. The good news is that they are expanding, and rapidly so. Therefore, in the event that a phishing attempt compromises the login credentials of one of…

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Gupta Bless

Security enthusiast working to secure web for others.