Is Multi-Factor Authentication Enabled on Your Microsoft 365 Account? Here’s How to Check

Sep 14, 2023

Multifactor authentication

We all know how important cybersecurity is, especially for businesses. One simple yet powerful security measure is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). But how can you, as an individual user, check if MFA is enabled on your Microsoft 365 account?

🔢 Follow These Steps:

1️⃣ Step 1: Sign in to Your Account

Sign in using your Microsoft 365 credentials.

2️⃣ Step 2: Go to Your Microsoft Account Dashboard

Click on your profile picture or initials in the top right corner.
Select ‘My Account’ or ‘View Account’.

3️⃣ Step 3: Navigate to Security Settings

From the dashboard, find and click on ‘Security info’.

4️⃣ Step 4: Look for MFA Information

Here you’ll find details about your security settings, including whether Multi-Factor Authentication is enabled or not.

5️⃣ Step 5: Take Action If Necessary

If MFA is not enabled, you might want to contact your IT department or service provider to enable it for you.

💡 Tip: MFA is often a policy set by your organization’s IT team. If you don’t see the option, reach out to them for assistance.

Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. If you’re a business owner concerned about the security of your IT environment, we’re here to help. We offer Managed IT Support designed for small and medium-sized businesses in Auckland.

Stay safe and secure! 🛡️

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