Google account security is very important to protect against the latest threats. Google is committed to making your account more secure by enrolling people in two-factor authentication by default. It will ensure the security of your account by providing an easy method to sign in to your account.
The google blog confirms that enrolled users will start receiving a prompt on their phone to confirm their identity whenever they sign in.
“Soon we’ll start automatically enrolling users in 2SV if their accounts are appropriately configured. Using their mobile device to sign in gives people a safer and more secure authentication experience than passwords alone.”
This feature has been available for long and many users are utilizing it. You can check the status of google account security by going to this Security Checkup.
Most people try to use a strong password to protect their account which is a basic requirement but at the same time these strong passwords are hard to remember and most people use the same password on multiple accounts. It can lead to a disaster situation in case someone hacks the password.
Google account security with Two-factor authentication
Enabling Two-factor authentication is the best practice to protect your account from compromised passwords. It is a simple step to verify your identity before signing in. The user receives a notification on their phone to verify by a simple tap.
Google now commits to enroll users in 2SV (Two step verification) by default. Using a mobile device to sign in a secure authentication method than passwords alone.
This initiative can lead to secure login without even using a password in the future. Even using a complex password still does not ensure the security of your account.
Imagine just verifying your identity without needing to enter these long complex passwords. It is no doubt more secure more trustable and easier for users.
You can enroll your device by following the official google link.