Sony has announced that it is finally adding two step verification to its PlayStation Network which should make sure that the network is more secure in the future.
Sony’s 2 step verification woks by sending an SMS to your mobile phone, it is easy to setup and once setup it makes sure that your account is more secure.
Passwords can be compromised if you use the same password for multiple accounts, click on malicious links, open phishing emails and other methods. If your password is compromised and becomes known to someone other than yourself, your account will still require a verification code to gain access when you activate 2-Step Verification.
You can find out more details about 2 step verification on the Sony PlayStation Network and how to set it up at the link below. I is recommended that you use 2 step verification as it increases the security on your account.
Source Sony, Engadget