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Multi-Factor Authentication

Multi-Factor Authentication

Creating layers of security that criminals won’t break

Multi-Factor Authentication makes it extremely difficult for a cybercriminal to hack into your accounts, even if they know your password.

Multi-factor authentication is a process where a user is prompted during the sign-in process for an additional form of identification, such as entering a code on their cellphone or providing a fingerprint scan.

If you only use a password to authenticate a user, it leaves an insecure vector for attack. If the password is weak or has been exposed elsewhere, is it really the user signing in with the username and password, or is it an attacker? When you require a second form of authentication, security is increased as this additional factor isn’t easy for an attacker to obtain or duplicate.

Increased Productivity

When you make your data more secure, you can permit your employees to work remotely without fear that doing so will result in a data breach, and that can boost productivity.

That’s what happened when Ctrip, a Chinese travel business, permitted its employees to work from home: their productivity increased by more than 13% (Harvard Business Review). In addition, because Ctrip was giving employees an option they wanted, they simultaneously increased employee retention.

Multi factor authentication

Secure Data

Customer passwords and user IDs are notoriously vulnerable and easy to hack — especially when customers choose easy-to-guess passwords like “123456” and “password.” An additional vulnerability comes when people write down their passwords (in either online or physical files) where thieves and cyber criminals can discover them.

Multi-Factor Authentication makes data more secure using one-time passwords (OTPs) and physical characteristics (like fingerprints and voice recognition) that are more difficult or impossible to crack.

Boost your Customer Reputation

Most consumers don’t mind inputting additional information if it means their data is more secure. In fact, they appreciate that businesses would go to the trouble of protecting their personal information and tend to reward the companies that do so with increased loyalty. That means better customer retention—and higher sales—for you.

Reduce Operating Costs

Companies spend a lot of money informing customers about suspicious activity on their user accounts, as well as on helping customers reset their passwords when that kind of activity occurs. When you use a two-factor authentication process, you’ll have less suspicious activity on customer accounts, which means you’ll spend less money on customer service help desks. For some businesses, that reduction in operating costs alone justifies the cost of implementing 2FA.  

Trust Spector to Protect your Users

Spector utilises an array of tools and providers to make sure your employees are safe from cyber attack. We create and monitor several layers of protection, which mean that even if a hacker managed to infiltrate over one tool, he’d still need to cross the rest of the defences to reach your core systems and data.

We also offer employee training and cyber education to teach your personnel how to avoid most cyber threats, and frequently monitor the dark web to search for stolen credentials of our customers and partners.

Implementing the Tools

The service is very straightforward, plus quick, cheap and easy to implement. There are no downsides to it, and today it is considered essential to a robust cyber security strategy.

Most often we’ll just need all users to install an application in their mobile phones and we can configure it within minutes. On login, after typing their passwords, users are prompted to enter a code from their apps. The system immediately verifies the code and allows access. If a user has lost their phone or cannot access the code for any reason, you simply need to contact us and our team can allow access.


Multi-Factor Authentication & Single Sign On

The One-Page Guide, by Spector

The impact of a cyber attack can be devastating—both financially and in terms of a damaged reputation—and the cost of implementing a Two-Factor Authentication process is relatively small. That makes Multi-Factor Authentication a sound investment in the future of your business.

We made this one-page guide explaining the main features and functionality of Multi-Factor Authentication and Single Sign-On; so you can share it and download it easily.

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