Google and Facebook Offer Enhanced Security

by Barbara J. Feldman on April 27, 2011

Because our online accounts have become so important, both Google/Gmail and Facebook now offer two-step verification for enhanced security. The basic concept in two-step security is that in addition to your username and password, whenever you login into a new machine/browser you will verify your identity with a single use verification code that is sent to your phone. For details on the Google system, read this support article. Facebook just started rolling out their two-factor authentication this week. Learn more with the Lifehacker article.

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Feldman, Barbara. "Google and Facebook Offer Enhanced Security." Surfnetkids. Feldman Publishing. 27 Apr. 2011. Web. 17 Sep. 2014. <http://www.surfnetkids.com/tech/778/google-and-facebook-offer-enhanced-security/ >.