Google gradually enhances their security for its users by providing extensive variety of features . Among this two factor authentication 2FA is a milestone which secure the users account. This news was divulged by google on may 6th the world password day about the idea of two factor authentication 2FA a default setting.
They point out about the fact that passwords alone wont secure google accounts. Google assures that 2FA is the right tool for the right person to log into their google accounts.
Google’s this step makes people to keep their account more safe and secure from the hackers. Once we setup this 2 FA settings to our account and if a person log in to their account it enables a prompt which appears on the persons second device such as smart phones or any another devices.
Most of the social media apps are using this method to secure their users account . In some foreign countries, users are confessed to make their password more convoluted which leads to some security risks. In order to overcome this snag , google integrated this 2FA method of verification along with password.
In this era password alone is not only a safest method to secure our data. Google also recommends another ways to secure passwords among that free password manager is a tool to ensure that if your password is safe.
One of the best ways to protect your account from a breached or bad password is by having a second form of verification in place – another way for your account to confirm it is really you logging in,” added Risher.
Google is looking forward to make 2fa a mandatory in the future for the users to make their account protected. This strategy from Google go dutch with app developers during the last 3 months of this year and they can proclaim this vital information to the Google Play Console by Q4 2021.