Secure Your Google Account with Two-factor Authentication
Filed under: Authentication Security, Authentication Trends, PortalGuard, Security Attacks
In response to ever emerging threats and advanced cyber attacks websites are starting to strengthen their authentication. One of these sites who is leading the way is Google. Currently you are responsible to provide something you know, a password, and username to authenticate. Google is now enabling two-step, or two-factor authentication using your mobile phone. Upon logging in you will now need to provide something you know, a password, as well as something you have, the one-time password from your mobile phone. This article from TechRepublic does a great job at outlining the steps to enabling this functionality. Read More…
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