Twilio 2-Factor Authentication Set up is to add an extra layer of security and protection to your Twilio account. Twilio 2-Factor Authentication Set up – Protect & Secure Account.
Its called 2 steps verification or multi factor authentication. The main reason for giving the name to it is because , it comes in each time you want to login , some set of information is required.
A code will be sent on your mobile device during time of authenticating account online. Without code sent you can not access or connect to your normal Twilio account online.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a known and recommended strong security feature that really needs you to provide as strong two means of identification or verification so as to access your Twilio project.
For all Twilio projects, 2fa would really need and include a standard login information (email address and password), including a randomized identity or verification code sent to mobile phone.
The code will come as a call, SMS message, or even through an authentication app , Authy). This step and guide shows how to enable and manage two factor authentication inside Twilio project.
Twilio 2FA Good options
- Setup 2FA for only login: This will really allows and give any Twilio user to support an extra layer of security to user account. No matter the kind of project you are into.
- Setup 2FA for entire project: This will really allows and support an Owner or Administrator of the project to need an 2FA for all their users anytime they login to that Twilio project.
How to Setup 2FA for Twilio login
- Go to User Settings page inside the Console.
- In case the User Settings page is something like gray, you are really advise to re-authenticate. Click on the Authenticate so as to make changes which comes at the bottom side of the screen, and verify information.
- Move to the “Setup Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)” section side of the page.
- Select desired 2FA level.
- Click on Update 2FA Settings so as to save your own selection .
- Move to “Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Methods” section side of the page.
- Select desired 2FA platform.
- Click on Update 2FA Method so as to save selection.
- Users enabling or setting 2FA for first time will be need to go through a strong one-time login including a verification step with your own new 2FA platform of choice.
Am sure from this step and guide you have setup two factor authentication on your Twilio account. For more information on this , kindly go to https://support.twilio.com/hc/en-us/articles/223136307-Enable-two-factor-authentication-on-your-Twilio-project
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