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Google is automatically turning on 2FA — how to check your settings

06/10/2021

If you think passwords provide enough security for your accounts, you’d be wrong. It’s important to protect your accounts with additional security measures like two-factor authentication (2FA), which allows you to use an app or a device for verification. Google already provides you an option to use hardware...
If you think passwords provide enough security for your accounts, you’d be wrong. It’s important to protect your accounts with additional security measures like two-factor authentication (2FA), which allows you to use an app or a device for verification. Google already provides you an option to use hardware security keys, authenticator apps, prompts on your other devices with Google apps, and SMS-based verification codes as valid 2FA alternatives. While this security setting has been optional, the Big G is turning it on for users automatically. The company said today that it aims to automatically enroll additional 150 million users by…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google If you think passwords provide enough security for your accounts, you’d be wrong. It’s important to protect your accounts with additional security measures like two-factor authentication (2FA), which allows you to use an app or a device for verification. Google already provides you an option to use hardware security keys, authenticator apps, prompts on your other devices with Google apps, and SMS-based verification codes as valid 2FA alternatives. While this security setting has been optional, the Big G is turning it on for users automatically. The company said today that it aims to automatically enroll additional 150 million users by…This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Google
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