Why Your Startup Should Use Two-Factor Authentication (And How to Enable it)

For just about any kind of business, one of your most valuable assets is your data. Whether you manufacture physical goods or sell digital content, the data about your company is crucial to your survival.

From emails to accounting data, from business plans to blueprints, your digital data is the oil that keeps your gears spinning smoothly. If you lose that data to hackers, or if your data gets held captive by ransomware, your business will be at risk.

High-profile cases abound, from celebrities whose photos are stolen and shared on line to political candidates whose emails are pilfered. And if someone gets into some of your accounts — such as your website or social media accounts — they can damage your company’s reputation. While there is no 100 percent foolproof way to protect your data, the one thing you need to do is use two-factor authentication to protect your accounts.

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