Microsoft today announced that its OneDrive Personal Vault security feature is now available to all OneDrive consumer accounts worldwide. Personal Vault, first announced back in June, provides a more secure storage folder for your OneDrive account that’s protected by a second layer of identity verification, like a fingerprint, PIN, or a code sent to you via SMS or a mobile authenticator app. Initially, Personal Vault was only available to OneDrive users in Australia, New Zealand, and Canada. But the global rollout starts today.
If you want to access this storage area, you’ll have to verify your identity every time, even if you’ve already logged into your main OneDrive account using two-factor authentication (2FA). It may be smart to…tech, The Verge, The Verge - All Posts