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MFA

An acronym for Multifactor Authentication. This represents an authentication process that requires more than one factor of verification. An example would be a login that requires a username and password combination, as well as an SMS-code verification, or the use of a physical security key.

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DLP

An acronym for Data Leak Prevention or Data Loss Prevention. A type of security that prevents sensitive data, usually files, from being shared outside the organization or to unauthorized individuals within the organization. This is done usually through policies that encrypt data or control sharing settings.

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Negligence

In data security or privacy terms, this is the breach of a legal duty to protect personal information.

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