Microsoft is expanding its identity and access management protections available in AccountGuard to high-risk customers in 31 democracies at no extra cost. It contains features like MFA and SSO.
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In a new blog post, Microsoft has highlighted several vulnerabilities present in PSTN-based multi-factor authentication (MFA) mechanisms such as SMS, and encouraged transition to app-based MFA.
Best known for its popular password manager, LastPass aims to make two-factor authentication mainstream with the creation of its own free app that also makes it easier to use the added security.
Microsoft has announced it has added multi-factor authentication support to Office 365 business and academic plans, along with App Passwords for additional security for specific Office apps.