How to enable two-step verification on your LinkedIn account

Don’t let hackers compromise your carefully curated LinkedIn profile.¬†Protect your account by enabling LinkedIn’s two-step verification.

Hackers know that if they can trick you into handing over your password to online websites, they can carry out all sorts of nefarious activity.

Protecting Your Digital Assets

Online banks, Google, Dropbox and even Facebook and Twitter have all enhanced the security of user accounts by adding a two-step verification option to the login process (see: Boost your online security with two-factor authentication).

Not only do you need the right username and password to sign in to online accounts, you also need to enter a code sent to your mobile phone. That unique code is the second factor of authentication, drastically increasing the difficulty of hacking in to your account.

LinkedIn’s New Two-step Verification

Finally, LinkedIn just only recently added two-step verification to user accounts.

The video walkthrough above shows you how to quickly turn on two-step verification in your LinkedIn account.

All you need is your mobile phone and two minutes of time to keep your LinkedIn account safe from outside attacks. Go do it!

 

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