There is something more than a password, for your data’s security

, 7:58 PM IST
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Amsterdam: We always think that our online data and accounts are secure if we use a tricky and an uncommon password, which may have a special character, numerics and usage of caps. So, if a person has ten different accounts, he has to remember all 10 sets of the weird combinations in his mind to access his accounts.

We, humans, have a predisposition of forgetting things. In such cases making your password, the only source of your data’s security is uncertain. For keeping your digital assets secure, there is something called MFA which stands for Multi-Factor Authentication. The companies usually deal with a bulky data and sensitive information which should mandatorily have an MFA in their digital dealings, as per a report of DC.

These MFAs can be the biometrics, retina scans and cardiac rhythm in addition to a password, smart cards, readers may also be included.

These innovative, as well as secure features, are utilitarian and applicable. With more advancements in technologies, they need to be even more secure. Since passwords are not enough for digital security, other authentications should be a must.