Securing VPN with Multi-Factor Authentication
Enterprises have long used Virtual Private Networks to promote connectivity and security. But as the gatekeeper to internal resources, VPNs can be a target for attackers looking to gain access to sensitive data. It’s essential that organizations take steps to secure VPNs to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches.
Hardening VPNs with additional authentication will ensure only the right people have access. This brief discusses how Multi-Factor Authentication provides additional layers of identity assurance, discusses the importance of adaptive authentication, and why you'll want a solution that is simple, secure, and extensible.
Resources for additional research:
Best Practices: Building Secure Multi-Factor Authentication
MFA Tips: 7 Things to Consider Before Making the Switch to MFA
Foundational Security: Identity Led Security and Strong Authentication (On Demand Webinar)