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Multi-factor authentication is

[a]uthentication using two or more factors to achieve authentication. Factors include: (i) something you know (e.g. password/PIN); (ii) something you have (e.g., cryptographic identification device, token); or (iii) something you are (e.g., biometric). [1]

References Edit

  1. NIST Special Publication 800-53.

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