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Authentication

Featuring 69 Papers as of July 23, 2019

  • Impediments to Adoption of Two-factor Authentication by Home End-Users SANS.edu Graduate Student Research
    by Preston Ackerman - February 10, 2017 

    Cyber criminals have proven to be both capable and motivated to profit from compromised personal information. The FBI has reported that victims have suffered over $3 billion in losses through compromise of email accounts alone (IC3 2016). One security measure which has been demonstrated to be effective against many of these attacks is two-factor authentication (2FA). The FBI, the Department of Homeland Security US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), and the internationally recognized security training and awareness organization, the SANS Institute, all strongly recommend the use of two-factor authentication. Nevertheless, adoption rates of 2FA are low.

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