Monthly Security Tips: Protect Yourself with Two-Step Verification

We’re all familiar with using passwords to protect our personal information. But, did you know that you can secure your information even more by using two-step verification? In fact, you may already be using two-step verification for your bank’s ATM machine or your Google account.

The September edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, focuses on two-step verification. There are three ways to prove who you are: what you know (such as a password), what you have (such as your driver’s license) and what you are (such as your fingerprint). Two-step verification requires using two of these methods to authenticate yourself. Learn more about why it’s a good idea to enable two-step verification whenever possible.

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