Join Suzanna Kaye for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the multifactor authentication options, part of LastPass Password Management Fundamentals.
- One of the strongest tools…against online hackers…is two factor authentication.…How this works is not only do you need…your login information,…but you also need an additional piece of data,…or factor,…to prove your identity.…This can come in many different forms,…and you have probably used it before.…Some of the most common examples are fingerprints,…a special piece of equipment or app that…generates a code,…or even a paper code system.…LastPass has several options for two factor authentication.…
You can only use one at a time…so let's review some of these choices,…and you can select the one that is best for you.…I will talk about four of the more popular…or unique choices in this movie,…but there are several more options available.…I also won't go into how to set up each one…because there are excellent step by step instructions…on the LastPass website.…At the end of this movie I will show you…where to find these.…Here are four of the more popular or unique options.…In addition to your ID and password,…with both the Free and Premium LastPass accounts…
First, learn how to set up and use LastPass on desktops, phones, and tablets; upload existing passwords and generate new ones; organize data; and work with identities and Secure Notes. Then discover how to share logins and folders with others, sync data, use the LastPass Tab and LastPass Wallet apps, and understand best practices for adjusting LastPass security settings and alerts.
- Creating a complex master password
- Creating a LastPass account
- Installing LastPass
- Uploading logins
- Using form fill profiles and secure notes
- Sharing logins
- Adjusting security settings
- Auditing your security with LastPass
- Backing up and syncing LastPass data
Skill Level Beginner
Q: My screen doesn't match the LastPass interface shown in the course. What changed?
- The order of the items in the left-hand menu is slightly different, and Settings was renamed Account Settings.
- The folder icons in the vault have a slightly different look.
- The security login option for grid authentication is no longer offered in the Account Settings' Security tab; it is only in the Multifactor tab.
- The security keyboard is no longer a grey button under the login, but a keyboard icon within the password box.
- Menus in the Tools menu open a bit differently, though all items are in the same order and have the same names.
- The popup box to share a login has a slightly different look and no longer shows the option of sharing a password only or a full login.
- In the top menu, they added a Credit Monitoring option and moved the Tutorials option to the left-side menu.
- When adding a login, the Add to Favorites option is now at the top of the dialogue box and the other settings are accessed by clicking a link at the bottom called Advanced Settings. Previously, they were always visible.