Ways to improve your login security
Your password is your first line of defense online. It is very important to have a strong and unique password.
When available always use Two Factor Authentication (2FA) or Two-Step Verification (2SV), it gives you an extra layer of security. At Coinbase, all accounts must have 2FA enabled.
Try to avoid using SMS as a 2FA method. Security Prompt offers the same ease, with improved security.
Why Strong and Unique Passwords?
What are strong passwords?
Why not reuse a strong password?
Understanding 2-step verification
If your password is your first line of your online defense, 2-step verification (2SV) or 2-factor authentication (2FA) is your second.
2FA is a form of multi-factor authentication that requires two methods to complete a login. This includes your password, typically followed by access to a physical device that prompts you to complete login.
2FA can be completed by:
SMS message (Least Secure)