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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an authentication method that adds a secondary step to the authentication process by combining at least two of the three authentication factor categories. Authentication factors categories include knowledge factors (something the user and only the user knows, such as username and password), possession factors (something the user and only the user has, such as a physical token), and inherence factors (something the user and only the user is, such as biometric features).

Mobile Device Management (MDM) refers to a component of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions that enables remote administration of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablet computers, and laptops.

Mobile Application Management (MAM) refers to a component of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solutions that enables control over enterprise applications on end-users' corporate and personal smartphones and tablets.