Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2022: Enabling Multi-factor Authentication Key behavior: Multi-factor Authentication

In celebration of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, NIST will be publishing a dedicated blog series throughout October; we will be sharing blogs each week that will match up to four key behaviors identified by the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA). Today’s interview-style blog features two NIST experts —Bill Newhouse and Ryan Galluzzo—discussing different reasons to enable multi-factor authentication (a mechanism to verify an individual’s identity by requiring them to provide more information than just a username and password). Here are the questions they both were asked, along with their