Top Strategies for Implementing Multi-Factor Authentication

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) can block more than 99 percent of automated cyber attacks, yet healthcare organizations often wait until their security has already been breached before turning to this protective tool.

“The two main obstacles organizations say hinder them from implementing MFA is this misconception that implementing the tool will require an external hardware device and concerns that it will disrupt users or cause the technology to malfunction,” Jessica Davis, senior editor of HealthITSecurity.com, explained on an episode of Healthcare Strategies.

However, these are invalid excuses when...

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