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June 5, 2023

Cloud Security 2 min read

Vodien Introduces Two-Factor Authentication for Added Protection

In an increasingly digital world, account security has become a top concern for individuals and businesses alike. With the rising cases of data breaches, identity theft, and unauthorised access, relying solely on a username and password for authentication is no longer sufficient.  

According to recent statistics, around 92% of businesses have implemented two-factor authentication (2FA) for their applications, recognising the need for enhanced security measures.  

To address these growing concerns Vodien introduces 2FA to provide users with an added layer of protection for their accounts and website data. 

What Is 2FA 

Two-factor authentication or 2FA is a security feature that strengthens the login process by adding an extra layer of verification. It requires users to provide two forms of authentication: 1) something they know (password) and 2) something they have (verification code or physical device). This combination significantly enhances account security and mitigates the risks associated with unauthorised access. 

Why Is 2FA Necessary 

2FA is a crucial factor in providing an essential layer of defense against unauthorised access, phishing attacks, and the protection of valuable data. Let’s talk more about it in this section. 

Protection Against Unauthorised Access 

By implementing 2FA, businesses ensure that their users' accounts are fortified against potential threats. This means that even if a password is compromised, let’s say a hacker manages to obtain a user's password, the second factor of authentication provides an additional barrier, making it extremely difficult for these unauthorised individuals to breach an account. 

Defense Against Phishing Attacks 

Phishing attacks are a prevalent form of cybercrime where attackers trick users into revealing their login credentials on fraudulent websites or through deceptive emails. However, with 2FA, even if users unknowingly fall victim to a phishing attempt, the attackers will be required to enter a verification code to gain access. This defense mechanism adds an extra layer of protection against phishing attacks, safeguarding users' accounts, and website data. 

Secured Personal and Financial Information 

Account security is not limited to protecting access to a particular service; it also extends to safeguarding personal and financial information associated with the account. With 2FA, the risk of unauthorised access to sensitive data, such as personal information, financial details, and confidential business data, is significantly reduced. This provides users with peace of mind, knowing their valuable information is well-protected. 

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Activate 2FA on Your Vodien Account Today  

We're thrilled to announce that 2FA is now available on your Vodien account! To activate it, simply follow these steps: 

  1. Login to your Account Manager and click on Edit Profile.   
  2. Go to Security and tick the Enable two-step verification box.   
  3. Enter the preferred number where you want to enter your verification code.  

Keep your account extra safe. See our step-by-step guide to setting up 2FA to learn more. 

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