Why Two-factor Authentication (2FA) is Important in Cyber Protection for Businesses

What is 2FA (Two-factor Authentication)

Two-factor authentication is a type of multi-factor authentication that provides extra protection from unauthorized access to your account by checking a user’s identity with a combination of two different factors:

Two-factor Authentication (2FA) with Acronis Cyber Cloud

The Acronis Cyber Cloud 9.0 platform supports Time-based One-Time Password (TOTP) authentication. If the TOTP authentication is enabled in the system, users will need to enter their traditional password and the one-time TOTP code to access the system. The TOTP code is generated in the authentication application on a user’s second-factor device based on the current time and the secret code (QR-code or alphanumeric code) provided by the platform.

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