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Nowadays a lot of accounts give you the option to set up two-step authorization; and, most of the time you probably should. The security and privacy benefits that your business can gain are substantial. Today, we’ll describe how to enable what Microsoft calls two-step verification.
- Written by Ken Fletcher
- Published: 26 Feb 2020
What is Two-Step Verification?It’s two-step authentication, a security measure that adds the traditional password with a secondary authentication that forces users to add additional proof of identity. Microsoft’s strategy is to contact a user every time a device is used to access an account. Users can use email, phone, or an authenticator app to gain access.
Turning on Two-Step Verification for Your Microsoft AccountThe process to activate two-step verification is simple:
- Sign into the Security basics page for your Microsoft account
- Access More security options
- Locate Two-step verification, and select Set up two-step verification
- Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process