Security Corner:
Demystifying Multifactor Authentication

By Eric Mann

Authentication by way of a username and password is well understood. Adding an extra authentication factor—like a smartphone—to the mix helps strengthen a login flow. But what exactly is an authentication factor, and what are the trade-offs between each one? by Eric Mann

This article was originally published in the July 2022 issue of php[architect] magazine. To read the complete article please subscribe or purchase the complete issue.

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