Influences on the Adoption of Multifactor Authentication

Influences on the Adoption of Multifactor Authentication

by Martin C. Libicki, Edward Balkovich, Brian A. Jackson, Rena Rudavsky
     
 

Passwords are proving less and less capable of protecting computer systems from abuse. Multifactor authentication (MFA)‹which combines something you know (e.g., a PIN), something you have (e.g., a token), and/or something you are (e.g., a fingerprint)‹is increasingly being required. This report investigates why organizations choose to adopt or not adopt… See more details below

Overview

Passwords are proving less and less capable of protecting computer systems from abuse. Multifactor authentication (MFA)‹which combines something you know (e.g., a PIN), something you have (e.g., a token), and/or something you are (e.g., a fingerprint)‹is increasingly being required. This report investigates why organizations choose to adopt or not adopt MFA‹and where they choose to use it.

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ISBN-13:
9780833052353
Publisher:
RAND Corporation
Publication date:
07/16/2011
Pages:
62
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 11.36(h) x 0.18(d)

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