Multifactor Authentication

Multifactor authentication (MFA) provides an additional layer of security for your enterprise applications. You can configure MFA at the organization or application level. If you configure both, your end usersIn Okta literature, we generally refer to "end users" as the people who have their own Okta home page (My Applications), using chiclets to authenticate into all of their apps. End users do not have any administrative control. When we refer to "users" we are generally referring to the individual(s) who have administrative control. are asked for the additional authentication factors when they sign into Okta, and again when they sign into apps that you have configured for appAn abbreviation of application. Essentially, it is a web-based site used to perform any number of specific tasks, and requires authentication from end users by signing in.-level MFA. For information on application-level MFA, see App Level MFA.