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May 2017 - IDC PlanScape - Doc # US42539517

IDC PlanScape: Deploying Multifactor Authentication

Table of Contents

IDC PlanScape Figure

Figure: IDC PlanScape: Deploying Multifactor Authentication

Executive Summary

Why Is Multifactor Authentication Important?

What's Wrong with Passwords?

Multifactor Authentication Builds Upon Passwords

Regulation Often Drives Adoption

User Attitudes Toward Multifactor Are Changing

What Is Multifactor Authentication?

What Isn't Multifactor?

Smartphones Play a Critical Role in Multifactor Authentication

Figure: Smartphone-Based Passcode Authentication

Figure: Smartphone-Based Push Authentication

Who Are the Key Stakeholders?

Table: Key Stakeholders

How Can My Organization Take Advantage of Multifactor Authentication?

Begin with a Pilot Rollout

Add Users in Waves

Add Services on a Parallel Track

Figure: Prioritizing Services for Multifactor Deployment

Communicate Frequently

Essential Guidance

Figure: Essential Guidance for Deploying Multifactor Authentication

Related Research

Referencing Documents

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