Two-factor authentication in the “Gosuslugi” became mandatory from June 1. Now, when entering the portal, users will have to verify their identity; it can be an SMS code, a code in an app or biometric data.
“Gosuslugi” made two-factor authentication mandatory on the portal from June 1.
Two-factor authentication is an additional confirmation of identity when entering a resource. It can be a unique SMS code, a verification code in an app, or biometric data.
Biometric data of Russians are registered in banks. The person will be asked to say the text below the recording and take a picture of the face.
The Ministry of Digital Development believes that two-factor authentication will strengthen the security system of personal data, especially for those accounts that have “weak” passwords.
The plans of the Ministry of Digital Transformation to introduce two-factor identification in Gosuslugi became known at the end of 2021.
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