New Xero Feature: Two-step authentication

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Xero are constantly rolling out new features / updates and we at Fresh Financials are passionate about keeping you informed of these features.

Two-step authentication is here. Β This adds an extra layer of security to your account by requiring you to sign in with something you know (your password) and something you have (a code from your smartphone).

You can choose if you want to use it, and we recommend you do, so that your login is even better protected.

Two step authentication is often used by many internet banking and online services to provide an additional layer of security.

 

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It significantly reduces the risk of someone gaining access to your account if they have managed to obtain your login and password through a phishing attack or malware.

Here’s how it works:

Step one – enter your user email and password on the login screen

Step two – enter a unique 6 digit code from the Google Authenticator app on your phone

Xero is built around protecting your financial data. Stay safe online – use two step authentication for best practice security.
Here is a step by step video to help you to set it up:

If you do have any problems setting it up or would like some assistance please do call the office and we would be more than happy to help.