|Posted: 2012-04-17 10:35|
Most Workbooks customers access their accounts using their email address and a password in the traditional way. To make it secure Workbooks comes configured with password complexity requirements, controls to prevent password reuse, and limits on failed login attempts. In addition you can configure Workbooks to only accept logins from certain IP addresses.
Customers who want some extra piece of mind can implement two-factor authentication with Workbooks by using it in conjunction with Google Apps two-step verification process. Google describe it here:
To set this up you need to:
By using Google Apps with Workbooks you also get some neat features for example being able to create Google Docs from within Workbooks and share their contents with your customers - this is a great way to collaborate.
Configuring the two-step verification process begins at the Dashboard in Google Apps - choose Advanced Tools and select Two-step verification (click to enlarge):
Now each user can turn on the feature in their Google profile:
The next step is optional: add Workbooks to your Google Apps domain (search the marketplace and add it, granting Workbooks permission to access various data in Google Apps). If you have done this your Google Apps menu will contain a link to Workbooks.
Either way, you can now login by entering your domain name here: https://www.workbooks.com/google_login.