MFA was the “silver bullet” but friction and security kind of go hand in hand, the idea of a push notification and simple “authorise” is great in theory, but in practise it is vulnerable to brute force and human error. In this post we are going to check out enabling number matching authentication in Azure.
This is just one configuration option, as you can see there are loads of options for methods and specific configurations. Bear in mind the pros and cons for each one, for example SMS based 2FA can be vulnerability to SIM swapping attacks. I’m going to focus on Number Matching in Authenticator for this post: Read more “Enable Number Matching in Azure MFA”