Two-Factor Authentication (2FA): What Is It and How Can It Protect You?

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News stories about cyberattacks and data breaches are all too common these days. One way to keep your data secure? Place it all behind walls that can only be penetrated by a unique identifier and secret code combination — you know, a username and password. But is a single password really enough? If you feel like it might not be, two-factor authentication — also referred to as 2FA — can come in handy. So, how does this enhanced protection work? We’ll crack the code.