Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a security feature that adds an extra layer of protection to users’ accounts by requiring them to provide two or more forms of authentication before accessing their data. In Microsoft 365, MFA is a commonly used security feature, and it can be configured by the organisation’s IT administrator to meet their specific security requirements.
The frequency of which users are prompted for MFA in Microsoft 365 varies depending on the organisation’s settings, but typically, users are prompted when they:
However, the frequency of prompts can be customised by the IT administrator based on their organisation’s security needs. For example, some businesses may require re-authentication for all sign-ins or after a specific period of time, such as every 30 days, while others may only prompt for MFA when there is suspicious activity detected.
If you have questions about multi-factor authentication or would like to find out more about implementing it within your business, get in touch with our team.