For years, digital security experts have been advocating for two factor authentication, or 2FA. And while those calls have been headed among some of the more tech savvy individuals – USB dongles aren’t uncommon among web developers and CIOs – 2FA security hasn’t yet attained mainstream adoption.
The digital landscape is always changing, though, and concerns about digital security are perhaps higher than ever among both consumers and enterprises. Accordingly, there are signs that 2FA adoption may be headed for a sharp incline. Here’s why:
2FA keys are gaining a stronger market presence:
Some of the biggest online brands are enabling 2FA for users – and making login easier for them:
And the European Banking Authority has recommended 2FA for new EU payments standards: