What is the Google Authenticator?

The Google Authenticator is a two-factor authentication system used to verify the identity of a given user.

This means that even if a hacker or anyone gets your username and password combination, they must also have access to your Google Authenticator system to log into the account.

To understand more about this, please read the article here.

To learn about Shield's Google Authenticator, read the following articles:

Note: You may also want to use Google Authenticator Backups detailed here.