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Benefits of using two factor authentication

Login security breaches have become very common recently. Malware, stolen passwords and phishing attacks have become very common. As a result, it has become essential to use more complex and stronger passwords. But, one time reliable passwords have become the weakest link. Even in a research it was found that that two-thirds of all breaches are particularly the result of stolen or weak passwords.

This is where two factor authentication or 2FA proves helpful. 2FA is an easy yet effective way of improving security via the user login sequence by just adding a second factor of authentication to the typical username and password.
Here are a few benefits of using two factor authentication.

Benefits of using two factor authentication


Your data is difficult to compromise 


Using 2FA not just adds an additional layer of protection to your account but also works as a warning. While an attacker can hack one layer of authentication, it is almost impossible to crack both. Moreover, companies gene…

Explaining the two factor authentication

Two factor authentication or 2FA is usually considered as a type of security where a person must provide two types of security details to access private or confidential data. This type of security is considered to be a lot safer for the average internet user.

Having a password for your bank account seems like a great way to keep your assets and your identity safe. But the actual protection is ensured when you are asked to enter not just the password but also the bank card details that is given to you by the bank or the OTP is sent to you on your registered mobile number. This type of security is 2FA, where two layers of security is enabled.

Two factor authentication through SMS


 Today, a number of companies, businesses and industries are using 2 factor authentication to ensure safety of their users and their confidential data. Besides, WordPress SMS plugin make it easier to integrate this security feature in your website. Just add a plugin in your WordPress or Magento website and estab…