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VIDEO: Increase Security with Multi-Factor Authentication

By - Source: Toms IT Pro

Multi-factor authentication is an extra layer of protection that helps increase security by requiring two or more authentication factors to access your data and apps. The authentication factors can be:

  • a knowledge factor -- something that you know, for example: a password
  • a possession factor -- something that you have, for example: a token
  • an inherence factor -- something that you are, for example: biometrics

In this video Mikhael illustrates how multi-factor authentication works and how you can use it to protect your Google apps, your Amazon web services account, your Paypal account and more.

VIDEO: Increase Security with Multi-Factor Authentication

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Mikhael Felker is an IT pro who has worked in Defense, Healthcare, High-Tech and Non-Profits. He teaches, writes, and speaks at numerous Southern California venues about technology.

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