Azure Multi-Factor Authentication helps safeguard access to data and applications while meeting user demand for a simple sign-in process. It delivers strong authentication via a range of easy verification options—phone call, text message, or mobile app notification—allowing users to choose the method they prefer.
Azure Multi-Factor Authentication helps protect your business with security monitoring and machine learning-based reports that identify inconsistent log-in patterns. Real-time alerts notify your IT department of suspicious account credentials, to help mitigate potential threats.
Use Azure Multi-Factor Authentication Server on premises to help secure VPNs, Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services, Microsoft IIS web applications, Remote Desktop, and other remote access applications using RADIUS, and LDAP authentication. Turn on Multi-Factor Authentication in Azure Active Directory to add the extra verification step all of your cloud-based applications and services.
Multi-Factor Authentication for Office 365 helps secure access to Office 365 applications at no additional cost. Multi-Factor Authentication is also available with Azure Active Directory Premium and thousands of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications, including Salesforce, Dropbox, and other popular services.
Azure Multi-Factor Authentication adds an additional layer of security to your Azure administrator account at no additional cost. When turned on, you’ll need to confirm your identity to spin up a virtual machine, manage storage, or use other Azure services.
Using the Software Development Kit (SDK), you can also integrate Azure Multi-Factor Authentication into your application’s sign-in or transaction processes, leveraging your application’s existing user database.