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Mobile security trends: Two-step vs. two-factor authentication

Mobile security trends: Two-step vs. two-factor authentication

With the mobile workforce on the rise and enterprises working to keep up with demand, mobile security has never been more important. According to CIO Insight, 95 percent of IT departments meet obstacles to increase user mobility. These statistics from the 2015 Global Authentication & Identity Management Index, commissioned by Genalto, show that enterprises are under pressure to develop solutions that will enable a mobile workforce. Strong authentication and access management, says Genalto, are two ways to strengthen security for mobile.

What are the differences between two-step authentication and two-factor authentication, and how do they provide an extra layer of security, especially for a mobile enterprise where mobile security is critical? Examining these and other questions can help you ensure the security of your users, their data, and ultimately your business. Many people think of two-step and two-factor authentication as the same, but they have distinct differences.

Two-step vs. two-factor authentication

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