Most Internet users realize that a short and simple password can be easily cracked. However, this doesn't stop many users from still using them. Even strong passwords can be stolen in case of data breaches or as a result of a virus. Besides that, we can unintentionally reveal them ourselves if we fall into a devious phishing trap. That's why we strongly advise everyone to make use of Two Factor Authentication or 2FA. It's an easy solution to double protect your online accounts!
In order to access your account, you need to prove that you are who you claim to be. This can be done in three different ways, or factors:
Usually you use one of these factors to prove who you are, but it is better to use 2 or more: this is two or multi-step verification (2FA or MFA). Stay tuned though the month of October and learn how you can better secure your data with this simple but extremely effective process.
More information at www.safeonweb.be.