Use the "two-step verification" feature; To protect accounts from unauthorized access. "Two-Step verification" is a barrier between your business and cybercriminals who try to steal usernames and passwords To access your business data and information. But with two-step verification, you can protect your data, business, and personal activity.
What does two-step verification mean?
With a two-step verification feature (known as "binary authentication"), users log into their account in two steps:
Step 1: Known information, such as the password.
Step 2: Tools or information they get, such as an access code, sent to their phones.
Do emerging business activities need to activate two-step verification?
Cybercriminals target business activities in all their forms. If your business account is compromised, they will be able to access your email, documents, spreadsheets, financial records, and so on. It will steal or guess the password, but it cannot reproduce information that only you have.
Two steps to activate verification:
Open a Google account.
In the Navigation Panel, click Security.
With "Login to Google", click Double Check and Start.
FOLLOW THE ONSCREEN STEPS.
Your firstname.lastname@example.org account is associated with your work or school. If you can't prepare your verification in two steps, you can reach out to the support team.
Proving your identity a second step.
After activating two-step verification, you will need to complete a second step. To prove your identity when you log in To help protect your account, Google will ask you to complete a second specific step.
Skip the second step prompt on trusted devices
If you don't want to provide a second step each time you log into your computer or phone, click the box that appears next to "Don't ask again"
Note: Check this box only on devices that you always use, and do not tell anyone that you have chosen to skip Step 2 on this device.