Despite recent scare stories, SMS pass codes remain the safest form of two-factor authentication.
Rob Malcolm, VP of marketing and online sales at CLX recently spoke to MEF’s Tim Green about the issues and benefits of two-factor authentication for its Future of Messaging Guide which can be downloaded here for free.
For years, two-factor authentication (2FA) was regarded as an essential weapon in the fight against online fraud. Again and again, criminals easily bypassed passwords and PINs. Far safer then to have users enter proof that they own the device registered to the service – like a smartphone.