1. It ensures you're the only person accessing your account.
Did you know that the higher education and healthcare sectors sustained the largest number of network intrusions, according to Trend Micro's list of most-breached industries?
It only takes a minute to do the 2-Step, but reparing damage caused by a phisher gaining access to your account can take hours or even weeks. 2-Step means no one but you can accesses your email, review your research data, or change your direct deposit information.