Overview[1]#

Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA is an approach to Authentication which requires the assertion of two or more of independent Authentication Factors and it considered a to have a higher Level Of Assurance (or Vectors of Trust) than Authentication Methods than using only one Authentication Factor

Multi-Factor Authentication is where more than one Authentication Factors and each factor SHOULD be independent.

After assertion of one or more of these Authentication Factors must be evaluated by the other party for Authentication to occur. For Multi-Factor Authentication, it must be two or more.

Multi-Factor Authentication is used without regards to the method of obtaining the Authentication Factors

More Information#

There might be more information for this subject on one of the following:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-factor_authentication

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