Michael Blum

Developer from Chicago

Enabling two-factor authentication for Github July 17, 2016

Enabling TFA Its considered best practice now a days to enable two-factor authntication for your bank accounts, AWS accounts, and now your Github repositories as well. Two-Factor authentication gives your accounts extra security by enforcing two secret pieces of information: your password and a temporary code that rotates every few minutes. Enabling two-factor authentication is as simple as updating your Github profile: Settings > Security. Github Two Factor Authentication I use Google’s Authenticator app to generate keys for me: Google Authenticator