Everything you need to know about multi-factor authentication

Usernames and passwords are a hacker’s favorite thing to steal target because one set can expose all of a business's data. Once inside, hackers can hijack your identity, lock you out of your account, and empty your bank accounts.

The easiest way to prevent anyone from stealing your account information is with multi-factor authentication (MFA).

What is MFA?
Multi-factor authentication is a security system that requires you to verify your identity by providing a combination of the following:

Something you know – This could be a password or PIN code you set.