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GeneralWFH vs MFA: I won Pin
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The company last year hired a new IT Security Director. One of his goals was to implement Microsoft's Multi-Factor Authentication... and use the IT department as the guinea pigs.

All we needed to do was to install the MFA app onto our smart phones and press a button every couple of weeks. There shouldn't be any problems...
1. What if I only have a feature phone (aka Dumb Phone)?
2. What if I have a Windows Phone?
3. What if I don't get phone service because I am buried within a manufacturing building?

As those answers could not be satisfactorily answered, they have realized that MFA can be setup to call a phone; and I do have a desk phone at work so we are all good. And I can go back to secondary phone numbers which also can be called or SMS'd. All is well in the world.
or is it
Now to the present, and 80% of the staff is now working from home. MFA kicks in and rings the desk phone incessantly, annoying my coworkers; even if I choose to rollback to secondary numbers. To be the nice guy, I have muted the ringer at the end of the 1 day a week that I am in the office.

So... I needed to talk to someone at one of our manufacturing facilities. Skype or Teams was out as their desktop computer is not equipped with a mic or speakers.
What to do? I got it; install the SoftPhone app from work and get it setup.

And then the realization came to me... So the increased security measure that I either have to be at work to answer my deskphone or answer my personal phone is now defeated by the fact that my laptop rings instead of any physical phone.

I Won!
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