What multi-factor authentication (MFA) options are supported to enhance user authentication?

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What multi-factor authentication (MFA) options are supported to enhance user authentication?

Alejandro Penzini Answered question September 6, 2023
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Currently, Snowflake only supports one kind of MFA solution: DUO. DUO is a cloud-based MFA service that uses push notifications to authenticate users. When a user attempts to log in to Snowflake, they will be prompted to approve a push notification on their mobile device.

To use MFA in Snowflake, users must enroll themselves to use MFA. Once enrolled, users will be prompted to enter a passcode from the Duo Mobile app whenever they log in to Snowflake.

Snowflake is planning to support other MFA solutions in the future.

Here are some of the benefits of using MFA with Snowflake:

Adds an extra layer of security to authentication, making it more difficult for attackers to gain unauthorized access.
Can help to prevent account takeovers, which are a common type of cyberattack.
Can help to protect sensitive data, such as financial information or customer records.
Can help to improve the user experience by making it more difficult for users to forget their passwords.
If you are considering using MFA with Snowflake, there are a few things you should keep in mind:

You need to have a Duo Mobile app installed on your mobile device.
You need to have a valid phone number associated with your Snowflake account.
You need to enroll in MFA using the Snowflake web interface.

Alejandro Penzini Answered question September 6, 2023
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