Two-Factor Authentication: Why You Should Care (Naked Security)


Online security can feel a bit like an arms race sometimes, and it may seem like there’s always something new to keep track of. But many of the more tried-and-true security principles and methods have been around for a while, they just take a while to become more mainstream.

One of these methods is called “two-factor authentication,” a rather jargon-y sounding phrase for something that’s actually pretty simple and can help secure your information online in a big way. But if the phrase “two-factor authentication” sounds like something that doesn’t concern you – or like something you could never figure out – I assure you that’s not the case, no matter how tech-savvy you are (or aren’t).