India has 690 Million internet users today. The post-COVID-19 work culture indicates permanent work from home will remain CFO’s best friend in 2020.  On the other hand, 2017 witnessed a loss of USD 18 billion to cybercrime. Besides, in 2018 alone 27,000 data breaches were reported officially even with the use of VPNs. Let's see how MFA/SSO is addressing these scenarios.

Data breaches in the sub-continent are costing businesses money and reputation. Hence zero-trust security is the need of the hour.

Here are the six factors that make multi-factor authentication and single sign-on a must-have cybersecurity solution for enterprises,

  1. Multi-Layer Approach - Multi-factor authentication verifies the users through a combination of “something you have” (E-Mail/SMS OTP, Hardware Token, Software Token) and “something you know” (Credentials, codes, etc).
  2. Fraud Protection – Keep intruders away with MFA. Now hackers will encounter an extra layer of security even if they have access to your user credentials.   
  3. Simplified AccessSingle sign-on simplifies the process for both users and administrators. Since all the applications and devices are accessible via a single source, administrators can have robust control over user access management.
  4. Improved security habits - Employees tend to use easy passwords when they need to manage multiple passwords. SSO eradicates the need of having individual passwords.
  5. Cost-benefit – SSO cuts your IT cost. Your IT desk will never be bombarded with password reset requests.
  6. Higher productivity – It is estimated that an average IT professional spends 25% of the time in the authentication. Various applications, networks, and devices take away a lot of time. With SSO, you can channelize this time into something more meaningful.

Do you want to know in detail about how MFA/SSO can be enabled for applications and devices? Click here for a simplified answer.

UPSSO is offering customized consultation on how businesses should beef up their security. You can make use of this free consultation. Here is what you need to do. Write an E-Mail on info@upsso.net with a subject: “MFA/SSO Consultation” Our expert security consultant will take it up further with you.   

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