Posts by Chanse Mears

Chanse Mears is a Technical Support Engineer for Centrify’s Server Suite and has 20 years of experience in PC support, system administration and technical support.

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Why Organizations Need Adaptive Multi-factor Authentication (MFA)

By , December 21, 2016

We hear about high profile security breaches frequently. Most of these breaches exploit the system login credentials of end users to get into the company’s network. Leading organizations are recognizing this and are beginning to focus on better securing end user identities. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is becoming a very popular method for doing this as MFA requires a user to provide more than just a password to access the network. These additional factors of authentication require the user to provide something that only the user knows, has and is. As a best practice, when implementing MFA, it should be setup across…