Security keys are a more secure alternative to these methods, preventing someone from accessing the accounts unless they are in possession of the physical dongle.
Customers in the United States will be the first to get the new and improved security keys, but more markets are likely to follow shortly. Individuals still need to log in using their account credentials, usually in the type of a username-password combination, however, they use a one-time password generated by their security key. Additionally, Google says the key features the same secure hardware element and firmware that's built into its two existing Titan Keys.
Google has released an additional option to its range of two-factor authentication (2FA) security keys, with the release of a USB-C model, compatible with Android, Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows devices.
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You can also use Titan Security Keys for any site where FIDO security keys are supported for 2FA: Google Account, 1Password, Coinbase, Dropbox, Facebook, GitHub, Salesforce, Stripe, Twitter, and more. Previously, these security keys were only available as a $50 bundle but now the USB-A/ NFC key will cost $25 while the Bluetooth key will cost $35. The Titan Security Key basically removes the need for the code to be sent via SMS, and will work in areas where there is no mobile network coverage or Wi-Fi networks.
The physical key is created to offer users increased security, by providing two-factor authentication (2FA), which is still one of the best ways to protect against credential stuffing. Inside is the firmware made by Google to verify integrity. Use your key to protect your sign-in on a variety of apps and online services beyond Google.
After making its Titan security keys available for purchase last August, Google has announced that it will add a new USB-C key to the product line which will be soon be available on its store for $40.