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2fa for password mananger


Someone could explain to me why a company like Kaspersky that work for the security online
dont have a two-factor authentication in the Password Manager. I have tried different password managers and they all have this option inside for 100% protection. Maybe I missed something. How I can be sure that nobody entry in my password manager without two-factor Authentication!


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Hello @paolovic,

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Flood:whale:

IMHO the Password Manager is ‘an extra’ rather than the core security suite software.  So whilst 2FA is an option for dedicated software like Dashlane I can accept it not being here.  And 2FA will always be an ‘optional’ extra, as you need another device for it to work.

As to the question of is 2FA critical?  Well, yes and no.

If it can be reasonably easily implemented then sure, why not, and Kaspersky might well head down that path.

But consider other secure devices like hardware encrypted HDD.  All of these are protected by a single password as there is no ability to easily implement 2FA.  Single password login is the default for all Windows, Mac OS, email, etc. etc. 

 

And at the end of the day any password management software *reduces* your security - you are simply using it for convenience.  So I’ll cut them a little slack here :-)

 

Password manager is not ‘an extra’ i bought for $14.99/Year. 2FA should be a priority in any password manager. Eespecially if produced by those involved in online security.

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