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Microsoft beefs up security for your most important OneDrive files


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Microsoft is adding extra layers of security to OneDrive for your most important files. It's setting up a protected section called OneDrive Personal Vault that requires another method of authentication to access it, such as a PIN, fingerprint, face scan, two-factor authentication code or Microsoft's Authenticator app.

The company suggests this might prove useful if you have digital copies of your ID, travel, insurance, car or home documents, for instance. You can scan in documents directly to your Personal Vault through the OneDrive app, bypassing perhaps less-secure parts of your phone, like the camera roll ...


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