AVG Signal Blog Privacy Passwords What Is Two-Factor Authentication?

What is two-factor or two-step authentication and why is it an important security measure? Watch AVG's Michael McKinnon as he explains two factor authentication, password protection and why it's important to your online security.

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    Michael discusses:

    • Two-factor, two-step, and multi-factor authentication

    • Google Authenticator app (2 step verification) 

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