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Beyond Passwords: The Power of 2FA and MFA


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In today's digital world, cybersecurity is a top priority for businesses. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) are crucial security measures that can help protect user accounts and sensitive data. According to a study by Microsoft, 99.9% of attacks on accounts using 2FA are stopped. Furthermore, a survey by Google found that 90% of users prefer 2FA over a password-only authentication process (Vermontbiz.com, 2022).


Another authentication method that is gaining popularity is Passwordless Authentication. This approach eliminates the need for passwords and instead relies on biometrics or security tokens to verify identity. According to Microsoft, passwordless users experience 99.9% less account compromise than those who use passwords (Microsoft, 2021).


A study conducted by Ponemon Institute revealed that 69% of respondents experienced an unauthorized data breach, and 81% of those breaches were due to weak or stolen passwords. Implementing 2FA/MFA and Passwordless Authentication can significantly reduce the risk of data breaches. Additionally, these authentication methods can help businesses comply with regulations such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) BND (2018).


DLL Techs is a company that specializes in IT solutions and support, including implementing 2FA/MFA and Passwordless Authentication for businesses. With expertise in cybersecurity and a focus on staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies, DLL Techs can assist businesses in implementing and managing these authentication methods. By working with DLL Techs, businesses can improve their security posture and compliance while providing a better user experience for their employees and customers.


Vermontbiz.com (2022). Consolidated: Passwords and people are biggest risks to businesses’ cyber security.


Microsoft.com (2021). One simple action you can take to prevent 99.9 percent of attacks on your accounts

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/blog/2019/08/20/one-simple-action-you-can-take-to-prevent-99-9-percent-of-account-attacks/

BND (2018). 81% Of Company Data Breaches Due To Poor Passwords

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