Protecting Your Accounts with Two Factor Authentication

 

Protecting Your Account

 

As more and more technological devices are added to our households and with how many accounts we are creating every day to interact with these devices, we must be more careful with how we protect our devices and our accounts from third parties. At TP-Link we have always put user protection at the forefront of our development and that is why we already offer products, such as HomeShield and HomeCare; to protect your devices from intruders. Unfortunately, your devices are only as secure as the accounts that you use to sign in to manage the device.

 

First Layer of Defense

 

When it comes to your account, the first layer of defense against unauthorized users is your password. Having a strong password can deter and prevent some of the most common techniques for breaking into accounts. Everybody has already heard about the importance of creating a strong password, however there are many additional precautions or steps that can be taken to aid with this process. The easiest and most secure method, for most people, would be to use some kind of password manager. This will allow you to have secure access to any password in an instant and will even allow you to create complex passwords for you. Here is an image of what the password creation tool looks like with one of these managers ⇾ 

 

Password Security in the world of networking is even more important, you could get more some tips for creating a password for your TP-link ID at the bottom of the article's blow 

 

 

 

How TP-Link Is Taking Steps to Protect Users

 

While we as a company can take precautions to protect the users, such as protecting our own systems and developing tools that allow users to protect their own systems; it eventually comes down to the user about whether they actually take advantage of the services that are offered by companies. The Kasa and Tapo Smart platform recently released two-factor authentication for users, which can be used to prevent unauthorized parties from accessing your account. This goes a step beyond any type of password that you come up with, as they will still be required to input a time-sensitive code that is sent to either another one of your devices or to your email. We are constantly looking for ways to improve consumer security, and there is our first step towards affording our users better protection. 

 

 

 

Come Join the Conversation Where We First Announced 2FA To Discuss the New Security Features Available: 

Making Your Account More Secure: Introducing Two-Step Verification (2FA) for the Kasa App

Making Your Account More Secure: Introducing Two-Step Verification (2FA) for the Tapo App

 

 

 

 

2022 TP-Link Wi-Fi 7 Product Launch Event | Watch the Replay at https://www.tp-link.com/us/wifi7/event/.
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