” With Zooms 2FA, users have the alternative to utilize authentication apps that support Time-Based One-Time Password (TOTP) protocol (such as Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, and FreeOTP), or have Zoom send a code through SMS or phone call, as the 2nd element of the account authentication process,” Zoom discussed in a statement published today.
The 2FA brings an additional security layer to the authentication process, obstructing attackers from taking control of meetings by thinking the password or using jeopardized qualifications.
Zoom revealed Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for all users that let organizations and admins avoid security breaches & & data thefts.
How to Enable Zooms 2FA
Zoom provides a series of authentication methods such as SAML, OAuth, and/or password-based authentication, which can be individually allowed or handicapped for an account.
To make it possible for Zooms 2FA at the account-level for password-based authentication, account admins ought to take the following actions:
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Indication in to the Zoom Dashboard
In the navigation menu, click Advanced, then Security.
Ensure the Sign in with Two-Factor Authentication choice is made it possible for.
Select one of these options to make it possible for 2FA for:
- All users in your account: Enable 2FA for all users in the account.
- Users with specific roles: Enable 2FA for functions with the specified roles.
- Click Select defined functions, pick the roles, then click OK.
- Users coming from specific groups: Enable 2FA for users that remain in the specified groups. Click the pencil icon, pick the groups, then click OK.
- Click Save to verify your 2FA settings.
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