Google's service rendering its accounts exceptially secure has been extended to iOS native apps. This is ly for people who carry very sensitive informati and who are waiting for their iPhe or iPad to undergo a sophisticated attack.
As of today, the advanced protecti program supports Apple Mail, Calendar and Ctacts. Of course, this is ly for those who cnect these iOS apps to Google accounts.
This program is exaggerated for most people. According to Dario Salice, Director of Google's Advanced Protecti Products, "campaign staff are gearing up for an upcoming electi, journalists who need to protect the cfidentiality of their sources or people looking for security." It may also be suitable for activists and business leaders
A very advanced protecti program
The program requires a security key ($ 24.99) to cnect to Google Accounts. This is a small USB or wireless device that provides a digital signature. Without two-factor authenticati of the key, the account is inaccessible even with the password.
ly specified apps can cnect to Gmail or Google Drive accounts, preventing the user from inadvertently accessing other, less secure software.
The advanced protecti program also makes safer the process of recovering a lost username or password, including additial reviews and requests for details about why you lost access to your account. This destroys a low tech method often used by hackers to enter accounts
For native iPhe applicatis
Previously, this security program was ly available to iPhe users who accessed their accounts via Google's software. With the change of today, those who are enrolled in the protecti program can use native applicatis from Apple to access their Gmail, Calendar and Ctacts data.
"Our goal is to make sure that any user faces an increased risk of line attacks in the advanced protecti program.Today, we have simplified the task of our users. iOS, "said Google Salice
Security must be balanced with cvenience. Most people are not prepared to bear the extra hassle needed for this program. But if you want your Google Accounts to be much safer, and you're ready to go through hula hoops every day, the advanced protecti program is there.