Two-factor authentication and MFA were certainly significant improvements over the use of passwords for authentication. However, the definition of MFA was born in a different “day” and is based upon technology and approaches that are 20 years old. Technology has changed, so too has the approach of authentication. Technology buyers are strongly encouraged to look beyond the MFA standard for authentication and instead, consider a modern authentication approach.

Download this report by IDC Research Director Frank Dickson to learn how to move beyond 2FA with recommendations for modern authentication that include:  

  • an improved experience for end users
  • authentication appropriate to the level of risk
  • invisible authentication wherever possible