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Two-Factor Authentication

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand what Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is
  • Learn how it works and why it is so useful

Just 4 steps to complete the episode!

  1. 1.Watch the short 3-minute animated video with the children. Play it a few times!
  2. 2.Discuss the video with the children using our conversation guide to help you.
  3. 3.Ask each child to complete the Kahoot! Quiz below.
  4. 4.Print the Activity Sheet below as homework for the children.
It is strongly recommended that each episode is delivered by a parent or teacher to children for maximum educational impact.
STEP 1

What is Two-Factor Authentication?

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STEP 2

Conversation Guide

Useful questions and answers to help you guide the conversation with kids

Why do you need to keep your information safe online?
Stop someone from getting into your account and stealing things like your game credit, photos, videos, and other information about you.
Do you remember what a strong password looks like?
A strong password is long with a mix of letters, numbers, and special characters.

Ask for an example (they shouldn’t give their own personal passwords as examples!).

An example: MyDogLoves1Treat#Daily

What does 2FA mean?
It means that you need two factors or two things to access your account online. It makes sure that the person logging into your account is really you. So, if someone knows your password, they still cannot get into your account without a second special code/factor.
Where can you find 2FA in an app or game to switch it on?
It is usually found in settings or security within an App, game, or device. Set it up with a grown up.
What does the word biometrics mean?
It means that you use a unique part of your body to log in to prove that it’s really you that’s logging in. Biometrics can be used as a second factor. An example of this could be facial recognition
What two factors could you use to log in?
A password can be one factor, a verification code by text or email can be an example of a second factor. Biometrics is another type of factor that could be used. (Facial recognition)
STEP 3

Take the Kahoot! Quiz

STEP 4

Homework Activity Sheet

This is a great homework activity for children to challenge their skills, reinforcing what they have learned.

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Welcome to Trend Micro’s Internet Safety Series for Kids

Each Cyber Academy episode takes just 10-15 minutes to complete.
It is available for free, on demand for children age 7-10.
Start an episode today!

Each episode consists of:

  • A short three-minute animated video
  • A conversation guide to support teachers/parents (Q&A for kids)
  • A Kahoot! Quiz to reinforce the learning
  • A downloadable activity sheet to be used as homework
It is strongly recommended that each episode is delivered by a parent or teacher to children for maximum educational impact.

Passwords

Learn how to create strong passwords and its importance in keeping you safe online.

2-Factor Authentication

Safeguard your online accounts by creating a second layer of protection with 2FA.

Privacy

Get to know how to manage your privacy settings in the websites, apps,  and games you use.

Security

Know how to keep your online experience safe and protected with these best practices.

Healthy Habits

Learn tips on healthy habits to help you be online in fun and clever ways!

5 New Episodes - Coming Soon!

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