IT decision-makers need to evolve beyond two-factor authentication and design new ways to make the user verification process intelligent and risk-aware.
Researchers at Florida International University and Bloomberg have generated a new 2FA system that relies on an individual taking a picture of an object.
Two-factor authentication methods are more secure than passwords alone but require widespread adoption to be universally effective.
Google is changing how it does two-step verification by replacing one-time SMS codes with new features and login protocols.
Online services are understandably reluctant to add steps to the login process, but a little two-factor authentication can significantly boost security.