At TriFact365, the security of data is one of the most important points of attention within the organization. We take visible and invisible measures to optimally protect the data of all our customers. One of the visible measures that we are now introducing is logging in with two-factor authentication. With this extra layer of security you make it a bit more difficult for malicious parties.
What is two-factor authentication?
Using two-factor authentication, we extend the login process with an extra validation to better verify your identity. This means that you not only log in with your e-mail address and a password, but that there is a second step. In practice, this ‘second factor’ is often an SMS code, code via a mobile app or fingerprint/facial recognition. An e-mail containing a code to log in is a ‘fake security’. After all, you already have access via the email address you used in the first step. So the most important thing with two-factor authentication is that the second factor uses a different device/method than the first factor. Most accounting packages and other software have now added this extra layer of security.
How does two-factor authentication work with TriFact365?
For now, each user can decide for himself whether he/she wants to log in with two-factor authentication. This can easily be activated via the user settings.
At TriFact365, we chose to implement two-factor authentication with an Authenticator app, such as Google Authenticator (Android / iOS). When activating two-factor authentication, you will be asked to scan a QR code with the app. Afterwards, the app on your smartphone is linked to your user within TriFact365. In addition, we ask you to provide a telephone number. If for some reason you can no longer log in with the app, we will send you a recovery code by text message so that you can reset two-factor authentication.
How does TriFact365 guarantee maximum security for my data?
At TriFact365 we are continuously working on (better) data security. Hackers are getting smarter in retrieving (login) data, which means that we as a software company also have to be smarter in securing this data. Two-step authentication is yet another ‘smart’ security.
In the future, we expect two-step authentication to be mandatory for every TriFact365 user. We will communicate this to all users in a timely manner when the time comes. In addition, we are also busy with ISO 27001 certification, the standard for information security.
Do you want to know more about information security?
On our website we describe what TriFact365 does to ensure data security. See the links below for more information:
Enabling two-factor authentication
Want to enable two-factor authentication for your user? Read more in our knowledge base.