Today, there is so much information being stored with the help of technology. Bank accounts, personal details, private emails, you name it, all of it is kept on a little device in our pocket. Security is a priority and as such, two-factor authentication is the needed to keep everything under lock and key.
However, SMS based systems can be easily intercepted, hacked or simply read, which is not so much the case with a physical object. This is why Google has developed the Titan Security Key. A pair of USB and Bluetooth based keys, these tokens must be around when you login to your device. This technology has been in play at Google, with their employees using them since 2017 and in an age where companies are being hacked seemingly every other week, it’s a clear indicator of success as not even one of Google’s 85,000 employees has fallen victim to phishing.
They’ll be easily affixed to a key-ring and will simply serve as something else on your bunch of keys you don’t notice, yet crucial to keeping your online accounts safe. The best part is that they’re constructed to FIDO opening standards, so it will work with a multitude of apps and services.