Understanding Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

Azure Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is a hosted Azure service providing two-factor authentication to enterprise applications and services, minimizing security risks such as users selecting poor passwords. The service relies on Azure Active Directory (AAD), and the number of applications that can take advantage of the service is limited but expanding. However, the service may require configuration and testing and user retraining, and organizations will have to choose between several licensing models, including a feature-limited free tier that comes with Office 365.

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