Cyber Hygiene Tip #1 - Double Your Login Protection
Unfortunately, it is easier than we think for someone to steal our passwords. Wondering what is already known about your accounts? Check out this website to see if they have been compromised or been involved in a data breach.
So, how do we protect ourselves? We can enable multi-factor authentication on our accounts for an extra layer of security. Even if a hacker has our password, they need to pass another level of verification gain access. From email, to banking, to social media, to cloud computing - we should enable it where we can to stay protected.
Google calls its system 2-Step Verification.
- To learn more, visit: Google’s 2-Step Verification - Why you need it, How it works, How it protects you
- To set it up, click here. *Please note that there are various ways for you to receive your verification codes; select the option that works best for the devices you use most.