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Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is defined as a security process that requires more than one method of authentication from independent sources to verify the user’s identity. MFA should be used to add an additional layer of protection on websites you use that contain sensitive information, or whenever enhanced security is desirable. See this article to learn how to activate MFA on your accounts.
One of the most important ways to ensure that your online interactions are safe and secure is to protect your passwords. The good news is that protecting your passwords is in your control—you just need to create strong passwords and then keep them secret - even from your friends and employer. This article offers advice on how to protect your passwords and this link provides you the opportunity to test your password's strength.
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Password managers have been said to help people stop having to memorize their passwords. Think you might be interested in using a password manager? This is a link to a video on why you should use a password manager.
What's that you say - you want a safe and free tool to help you manage your many passwords? Never fear. Quite a few password managers cost precisely nothing, and some of them come close to the best paid password managers. This article compares 9 free password managers for you to choose between.