With employees working from home, it is more important now than ever to utilize a wide array of tools and practices to keep your environment secure. This can range from employee education to policy development to the implementation of sophisticated tools to safeguard your data. One such tool, known as Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is a security mechanism that requires an individual to provide two or more credentials in order to authenticate their identity. In IT, these credentials take the form of passwords, hardware tokens, numerical codes, biometrics, time, and location. Many assert multi-factor authentication has evolved as the single most effective control to insulate an organization against remote attacks, and when implemented correctly, can prevent most threat attackers from easily gaining an initial foothold into your organization, even if credentials become compromised. Continue.