Corporations aren’t doing enough to improve their employees’ personal security practices. Credentials remain the highest targeted data type as they are the gateway to ransomware and data theft. 61% of data breaches in 2021 involved the use of stolen and misused credentials. Bad actors took advantage of a global pandemic to increase the number of phishing attacks, the cause of stolen credentials in 36% of breaches — a 9% increase over last year — according to the Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report.
While robust passwords help you secure your valuable online accounts, hardware-based two-factor authentication takes that security to the next level.
We know one of the best ways to protect corporate data is to require multi-factor authentication (MFA). The use of MFA is expanding, more than 50% of enterprises provide an option to use MFA, and, according to Yubico and 451 Research, over 74% of organizations say they are increasing investment in MFA solutions.
Major platforms, such as Salesforce, announced that all logins to their platform will require MFA in February 2022, and organizations like the