In the series: The Online Safety Podcast Series
Two-factor authentication is an added layer of security used when logging into your accounts, such as email. It’s where access to your online accounts require not just a password but an additional, one-time code, sent to a device you trust, like your phone) as a way of verifying that it is you, and not someone else, trying to access your account. That way, if someone discovers your password, two factor authentication will prevent them from logging to your account. Learners will be guided through the process to set up this layer of security.