While promising authentication technologies, like geo-location, biometrics, tamper-resistant password tokens, device ID, and application credential management, are increasingly brought into the spotlight to fight cyberattacks in corporate settings, the ecosystem is evolving. The landscape now incorporates newly developed algorithms for dynamic authentication, probability heuristics, single-sign-on (SSO), and user devices as part of a unified MFA umbrella.
"The employee-praised BYOD culture is finally meeting the challenges of modern MFA in the workplace," concludes Pavlakis. "Ensuring workplace authentication while taking into account device mobility, protection from cyber threats, insecure employee practices, and the desire to implement SSO on a wider scale, are just some challenges that enterprises now face."
To help businesses proactively circumvent and counter cyber threats, software and hardware vendors are intensifying their efforts to address employee mobility issues, sharpening security for their products, and maintaining interoperability levels across devices, operating systems, and software platforms. Established companies like Centrify, Intel, RSA, Symantec, and Vasco, along with new promising entrants like Iovation, LaunchKey, and Yubico are active in this space.
These findings are from ABI Research's Multi-Factor Authentication (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/product/1021441-multi-factor-authentication/). This report is part of the company's Digital Security (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/practice/digital-security/) and Enterprise IT & OT Convergence (https://www.abiresearch.com/market-research/practice/future-enterprise-it-and-ot-convergence/) sectors, which includes research, data, and analyst insights.
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