Google will soon automatically enroll users in 2FA

May 06, 2021

By Thomas Macaulay

Google is so sick of you relying on passwords that the company hopes to one day ditch the authentication method altogether. But in the meantime, the search giant is introducing a simpler way of improving security online: activating two-factor authentication (2FA) on your Google accounts by default. The Big G currently offers 2FA — also known as two-step verification (2SV) — as an optional setting, but will soon turn it on automatically. [Read: 3 new technologies ecommerce brands can use to connect better with customers] Mark Risher, Google’s director of product management, identity, and user security, announced the plan in a Thursday…

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