19 Tech Experts Bust Common Cybersecurity Myths And Misconceptions

Cybersecurity has never been more critical (or challenging) than it is today. However, numerous myths and misconceptions persist—even among tech leaders—leading many companies to make misguided decisions when developing their cybersecurity strategies.

SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication Is Invulnerable

One common myth is that SMS-based two-factor authentication is secure. However, the truth is that it’s vulnerable. Attackers can spoof or access SMS-based 2FA, often by using SIM swapping. Tech leaders should opt for more secure methods, such as app-based authentication or hardware tokens, to enhance cybersecurity. - James Beecham, ALTR