Thursday, 24 May 2018

Facebook Two-Factor Authentication Feature - Gets more support

Facebook has bought new features to its two-factor authentication by introducing two new functionalities. Two-factor authentication tool essentially facilitates additional layers of security for online accounts. 

As the process it connects accounts
to a mobile device and sends time-based one-time passwords (TOTP) for additional authentication. Facebook with this new two-factor authentication feature it made easier to enable two-factor authentication by creating a streamlined setup flow that guides users through the process. It also gives users more options in which they can secure their account with a second factor - an authenticator app - thus ensuring that even users without a phone number can enable two-factor authentication.

Scott Dickens, Product Manager at Facebook told "Two-factor authentication is an industry best practice for providing additional account security. We continue to encourage enabling two-factor authentication to add an extra layer of protection to their Facebook account."

To get two-factor authentication -  log in to your Facebook account and go to the Settings menu and click on the Security and Login tab. Select the option to enable two-factor authentication, then follow the setup to complete the process. 


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