Digital Safety Snacks Episode 3: Anti-Hackathon Part I (What’s a factor? And why are there 2?)
Published June 24, 2022
Episode 3: Anti-Hackathon Part I (What’s a factor? And why are there 2?)
What’s a factor and why should I care? We’ll explain what two factor authentication is and how it will protect your most sensitive accounts from hackers. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of various authentication mechanisms, including why it’s not a great idea to use your cell phone number. And we’ll ensure you know how to avoid getting locked out of your accounts.
This resource is part of the Digital Safety Snacks series.
Next episode: Anti-Hackathon Part II (Nope, your birthday’s not a good password)