Two-factor authentication (2FA), also known as dual factor authentication provides a way of ‘double checking’ that you really are the person you are claiming to be when logging on to a server or website such as internet banking, email or social media sites. It is available on most of the major online services.
Authenticator Apps can be installed on your smart phone. Once you’ve installed one, you can use the code generated to log onto your account.
A recent report from a government backed ransomware task force highlighted
- Businesses faced 21 Days, on average downtime due to ransomware attacks.
- Businesses took 287 Days, on average to fully recover from an attack
- Victims paid £ 247 Million Pounds in 2020 – a 311% Increase from 2019 (This is not going to slow down when it’s easy money)