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

The Deputy Prime Minister specified that the use of biometrics on the portal would be voluntary. In the future, the department plans to enable the SMS confirmation option for all users in order to increase the security of accounts. In addition, users of public services can enable two-factor authentication to protect their account from theft. Thanks to biometrics, the security of personal data will increase Russians, there will be new more convenient services, he said. If necessary, this will help restore access to the account. Источник receive a one-time code to a verified mobile phone number and enter it on the site. 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. You can enable this option yourself in the “Security” section. your profile, — said Oleg Kachanov, Deputy Head of the Ministry of Digital Transformation. Recall that on December 30, a unified state system of biometric data was launched in Russia. The official also advised to include the security question option in the profile.