Andrew Shikiar, executive director of FIDO Alliance, thinks that we’ll see a lot more high-profile, sophisticated attacks which bypass legacy multi-factor authentication (MFA) in 2023. <…> Andrew Shikiar, executive director of FIDO Alliance, predicts the metaverse will become a growing target for hackers, with MFA becoming a stronger imperative as attacks increase in volume and sophistication. <…> Being sent OTP text messages as part of multi-factor authentication will be seen as not fit for purpose once organisations understand how hackable they are, says Andrew Shikiar, executive director of FIDO Alliance.


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