Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Another example of why to use Google’s Two-Factor Authentication

This is a good article on how to close security holes for Google Apps users.  At the core is “two-factor authentication”.  I’ve written about two factor authentication before and I wish it was available on more sites.  I like Google’s and PayPal’s implementation (using my iPhone to receive a one-time second authentication password).  It’s not a huge pain because I can check a box to have Google remember me for a while.  Why aren’t more sites using this?  My bank doesn’t even offer this.  Although two factor authentication isn’t the end all be all of security, it closes a gaping hole.

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