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As well as bringing 2FA to more platforms, Zoom is also giving users more ways to receive its one-time login codes. Previously, you only had the option of using an authentication app such as Google Authenticator to generate your code, but now, you can opt to receive them via SMS. However, SMS is generally considered less secure than using an on-device app because it can make the codes easier to intercept. Zoom has also added support for recovery codes, which you can use to regain access to your account if you lose your mobile device. … [Read more...] about Zoom’s mobile and desktop apps now support two-factor authentication
Zoom Video Communications, the leading video conferencing service, has announced Two-Factor Authentication(2FA) for its platform. The 2FA makes things easier for admins and conference organisers to protect security breaches or zoom bombing to happen during an ongoing call. Zoom users will now have to authenticate their user account by a password or pin, or using a smart card or a mobile device or using biometric authentication. Benefits of 2FA on ZoomThe new 2FA authentication will allow organisations and admins to authenticate users and reduce the risk of identity theft and security breaches. This will also help them protect sensitive data and users’ information. 2FA also provides an additional level of security that spares users from constant password management. How to enable Two-Factor Authentication of ZoomThe 2FA on Zoom allows users to use time-based authentication apps such as Google Assistant, Microsoft Authenticator, FreeOTP, etc or Zoom’s OTP service that … [Read more...] about How to enable two-factor authentication in Zoom
Video conferencing platform Zoom has introduced the two-factor authentication (2FA) login process for its users. The additional measure will require users to present two or more pieces of evidence, or credentials, that authenticate their ownership of the account. The evidence may include a password/pin, fingerprints/voice or something the user owns like a smart card or mobile device. The 2FA seeks to protect users from security breaches right from the platform. With Zoom’s 2FA, users have the option to use authentication apps that support Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) protocol (such as Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, and FreeOTP), or have Zoom send a code via SMS or phone call, as the second factor of the account authentication process. Here’s how to enable sign in with Zoom’s 2FA Sign-in to the Zoom Dashboard In the navigation menu, click Advanced, then Security. Make sure the Sign in with Two-Factor Authentication option is enabled. There … [Read more...] about Zoom introduces two-factor authentication, here’s how to enable it
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