An authentication system that requires more than one distinct authentication factor for successful authentication. Multi Factor authentication can be performed using a multi factor authentication or by a combination of authenticators that provide different factors.
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is used to ensure that digital users are who they say they are by requiring that they provide at least two pieces of evidence to prove their identity. Each piece of evidence must come from a different category: something they know, something they have or something they are
What if not using it?
The provision of multilayer security’s absence makes things difficult for the verification of consumer’s identity. Login credentials won’t be secured as much as we see today.
What do we do?
Multi-factor authentication verifies the consumer’s identity in multiple steps using different methods. Hence, it provides another layer of security on top of the login credentials