Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) also referred to as Two-Factor Authentication, is a security enhancement that provides a secondary layer for credentials. Businesses can protect their sensitive data by requiring employees to perform this secondary verification of identity during the login process, ensuring blocked access during a possible attack.
Have You Ever Received These Messages?
- You receive an email from HR requesting you to change your direct deposit information, but you know you don’t have an HR direct email
- Receive an email from what you think is your boss asking you to complete a wire transfer, but you’ve never been asked that before
If any of those situations sound familiar, we’re here to help!
Falling for phishing attacks is becoming one of the biggest threats to businesses. The act of an employee giving their credentials to a malicious source out of fear, trust, or lack of knowledge can cost businesses thousands even potentially millions of dollars. Having Charles IT safeguard your priceless data by deploying this extra layer of protection may help you save millions!
Features & Benefits
Increase Identity Security
Requires a second form of authentication (push notification, code on app, phone call, or text)
Demonstrates Strong Security Presences
When it comes time for an audit, MFA will show auditors your business is taking security seriously
Update Password Requirements
No need to rotate passwords every 90 days, meaning the duration can be as infrequent as once per year
Protect Access to Critical Resources
When credentials (username and password) are compromised, MFA prevents login attempts without access to the employee’s phone for secondary verification
Integration of Core Business Apps
Whether you use Office 365, RDS environment, or any QR code integrated app, MFA will seamlessly integrate with your core business applications
Who Needs to Stay Compliant?
HIPAA Compliance Requirements
- All entities that e-prescribe controlled substances
- All medical facilities accepting credit cards and must comply with PCI DSS Requirements
ITAR/DFARS Compliance Requirements
- NIST SP 800-171 requires multi-factor authentication (MFA)
- All local and remote privileged account access
- Users who access controlled unclassified information (CUI)
PCI Compliance Requirements
- All remote access into the cardholder environment
- Users must present a minimum of two forms of authentication