Your Account ISN’T secure!

For most people, a weak password is all that’s standing between your digital life and a hacker, and if that password is ever cracked, or leaked, you’re in big trouble. Security keys are one of the best ways to protect your accounts. They’re incredibly convenient, easy to use, and provide the best kind of multi-factor authentication. In this video we’re going to explain how security keys work, and show you how to choose one that’s right for you.
We dive specifically into Yubico “Yubikeys” and other products in this video, and will look at open source alternatives in future videos! 00:00 Intro
00:33 2FA and Multifactor Authentication
03:13 TOTP and Authenticator Apps
05:38 What is a Security Key
09:03 How To Use a Security Key
10:18 Understanding Security Key 2FA
12:04 Security Key Models
15:18 Important Tips
17:04 If Security Keys Are Not Accepted
18:10 Outro More and more websites support security key 2fa. If you want the best chance of fighting off phishing attacks, you absolutely need one of these protecting your accounts. Brought to you by NBTV members: Lee Rennie, Reuben Yap, Sam Ettaro, Will Sandoval, and Naomi Brockwell. To support NBTV, visit https://www.nbtv.media/support
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Here are a bunch of products I like and use. Using these links helps support the channel and future videos! Recommended Books: Permanent Record – Edward Snowden
https://amzn.to/305negc No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald
https://amzn.to/2UQmJ4m What has the government done to our money – Rothbard https://amzn.to/2KMzmcu Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)
https://amzn.to/3BLZ1gq Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy! Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076 USB-C to ethernet adapter:
https://amzn.to/2lOVBoy Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)
https://amzn.to/3DjIvCP Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)
https://amzn.to/2SVh0J2 Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)
https://amzn.to/3F816Sn Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
https://amzn.to/3wNtYwb Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)
https://amzn.to/2Mt7Hic Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!

For most people, a weak password is all that’s standing between your digital life and a hacker, and if that password is ever cracked, or leaked, you’re in big trouble. Security keys are one of the best ways to protect your accounts. They’re incredibly convenient, easy to use, and provide the best kind of multi-factor authentication. In this video we’re going to explain how security keys work, and show you how to choose one that’s right for you.
We dive specifically into Yubico “Yubikeys” and other products in this video, and will look at open source alternatives in future videos! 00:00 Intro
00:33 2FA and Multifactor Authentication
03:13 TOTP and Authenticator Apps
05:38 What is a Security Key
09:03 How To Use a Security Key
10:18 Understanding Security Key 2FA
12:04 Security Key Models
15:18 Important Tips
17:04 If Security Keys Are Not Accepted
18:10 Outro More and more websites support security key 2fa. If you want the best chance of fighting off phishing attacks, you absolutely need one of these protecting your accounts. Brought to you by NBTV members: Lee Rennie, Reuben Yap, Sam Ettaro, Will Sandoval, and Naomi Brockwell. To support NBTV, visit https://www.nbtv.media/support
(tax-deductible in the US) Sign up for the free CryptoBeat newsletter here:
https://cryptobeat.substack.com/ Beware of scammers, I will never give you a phone number or reach out to you with investment advice. I do not give investment advice. Visit the NBTV website:
https://nbtv.media ________________________________________________________________________
Here are a bunch of products I like and use. Using these links helps support the channel and future videos! Recommended Books: Permanent Record – Edward Snowden
https://amzn.to/305negc No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State – Glenn Greenwald
https://amzn.to/2UQmJ4m What has the government done to our money – Rothbard https://amzn.to/2KMzmcu Extreme Privacy – Michael Bazzel (The best privacy book I’ve ever read)
https://amzn.to/3BLZ1gq Naomi’s Privacy Bag: some of my favorite products to help protect your privacy! Use the Brave browser! https://brave.com/nao076 USB-C to ethernet adapter:
https://amzn.to/2lOVBoy Faraday bag (signal stopping, to protect your fob, credit card, computer, and phone)
https://amzn.to/3DjIvCP Data Blocker (if you’re charging your phone in an unknown port, use this so that no data is transferred)
https://amzn.to/2SVh0J2 Computer privacy screen (use your computer in public? Keep your information safe! Choose the size right for your computer)
https://amzn.to/3F816Sn Phone privacy screen (don’t let people in public see your private data, choose the size for your phone)
https://amzn.to/3wNtYwb Camera cover (for computers and phones, so no one can access your camera without you knowing)
https://amzn.to/2Mt7Hic Privacy Tip: Turn off your wifi and bluetooth when you’re not using them!!!

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