Security guidelines for internet based sign in methods (Suomeksi)

In this article the internet based sign in methods refers to social media accounts or other sign in methods used with Eduuni-ID which can be registered by anyone via internet.

Security is a particularly important thing when it comes to using common services. You can improve the protection of your identity with additional security features built into the services. 
Also remember to use best practises for creating strong password. You can find guidelines and examples about creating a secure password e.g. here:

Two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication is an excellent way to help you to protect your account. Two-factor authentication (2FA) enables to add an extra layer of security to your account. It means that in addition to basic authentication, you'll be asked a second verification method. Usually this is set up with a numeric code sent via SMS or with a mobile application. Many services are offering the ability to turn on two-factor authentication and it should be used whenever possible.

See the table below for more detailed information on service-specific secure settings.

Links to the security settings of internet based authentication providers:


Keeping Your Account Secure

Login Alerts and Two-Factor Authentication


Make your account more secure

Turn on 2-Step Verification


Account Security and Privacy - Best Practices

Two-Step Verification - Overview

Microsoft Account

Microsoft account security

Two-step verification for your Microsoft account


About account security

How to use login verification

ORCIDSecure your account with two-factor authentication