What is Google Authenticator?
Google Authenticator is a mobile app developed by Google that provides an additional layer of security for your online accounts. It is part of a two-factor authentication (2FA) system, which adds an extra step to the login process to verify your identity. Google Authenticator generates 6 digit codes to add an extra security layer before users gain access to a business system. The generated code periodically changes and nobody who does not have the code can access to the account.
What makes Google Authenticator strong?
- Google Authenticator maintain a centralised repository for all MFA codes.
- MFA codes could be retrieved by users even in offline mode.
- Google Authenticator adds an extra layer to reaching sensitive data of a business.
- Two-Factor Authentication
- Multi-Factor Authentication
- Access Management
- Alerts & Nofitications