Want to know how you can beef up the security and maintain the safety of the data on your Gmail account? Just use Google's 2-Step Verification. It adds an extra layer of security to your Google Account and it's very easy to set up.
With Google 2-Step Verification, you will need to enter more than just your username and password in order to log in. You will also need to enter a code from Google that can only be sent to you through either text or voice call.
This might seem troublesome, but it drastically reduces the chances of someone else accessing your account and stealing your information. So while it requires a bit of effort on your part, when the time comes, you'll find that setting it up is worth it.
Here's how you can set up 2-Step Verification for your Gmail Account: