The authorities announced the timing of the launch of biometric authentication at the “Gosuslugi”

The ability to enter your personal account on the portal “Gosuslugi” using biometric data will appear within six months, said Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The Deputy Prime Minister specified that the use of biometrics on the portal would be voluntary.

Thanks to biometrics, the security of personal data will increase Russians, there will be new more convenient services, he said.

In addition, users of public services can enable two-factor authentication to protect their account from theft.

receive a one-time code to a verified mobile phone number and enter it on the site. You can enable this option yourself in the “Security” section. your profile, — said Oleg Kachanov, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Digital Transformation.

In the future, the department plans to enable the SMS confirmation option for all users in order to increase the security of accounts. The official also advised to include the security question option in the profile. If necessary, this will help restore access to the account.

Recall that on December 30, a unified state system of biometric data was launched in Russia.


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