July 18, 2018
Magento is making Google reCAPTCHA and Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) functionality available for Magento Open Source, Commerce, and Commerce (Cloud) v2.1 and v2.2. These features provide enhanced access security to protect your Magento instance by reducing unauthorized access and significantly reducing spam.
Google reCAPTCHA helps restrict access to the Magento Admin and store to humans only, not robots. It provides enhanced security over Magento CAPTCHA with additional benefits including Invisible reCAPTCHA.
Two-Factor Authentication adds support for software authentication apps and hardware authentication devices including Google Authenticator, Authy, U2F devices, and Duo Security. It provides additional security by requiring a second step to verify access through an entered code or push request.
See the Magento User Guide for more details. The guide explores the features and describes installation procedures:
These features will be included in default installations and upgrades of the upcoming 2.3 release.
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