Google Titan Security Key available in Canada, UK, France and Japan

Being available in United States for over an year now, Google Titan Security Key now is available to purchase in Canada ,UK, France and Japan.

What is Google Titan Security Key?

Titan Security Keys are phishing-resistant two-factor authentication (2FA) devices that help protect high-value users such as IT admins. Titan Security Keys work with popular browsers and a growing ecosystem of services that support FIDO standards. They are built with a hardware chip that includes firmware engineered by Google to verify the integrity of the key.

How does Titan security key works?

Google’s Titan Security Keys are phishing-resistant two-factor authentication (2FA) devices that help protect high-value users such as IT admins and other important users concerned with data security. Titan Security Keys work with popular browsers and a growing ecosystem of services that support FIDO standards. They are built with a hardware chip that includes firmware engineered by Google to verify the integrity of the key.

Price of Google Titan security Key

Google Titan key
Google Titan key

  • Canada – $65 CAD
  • France – €55
  • Japan – ¥6,000
  • United Kingdom – £50

Once you have purchased the key  now the questions comes how you can use it for your own Google account?

How to add Titan security key to your account?

  • Purchase the key from the Google Play
  • Open the your Internet Browser like Firefox or Google Chrome that you use.
  • Go to your Google Account.
  • On the left navigation panel, select Security.
  • In the “Signing in to Google” panel, you have to select 2-Step Verification.
    • If you haven’t set up 2-Step Verification already, select Get started. Otherwise, you can move on with the next instructions
  • Select Choose another option  and select Security Key.
  • Now you have to follow the steps to add your security key.

I lost my Titan Security Key. What to do?

Do not panic! it happens! If your security key is lost, you can follow these steps to get back into your account and protect it. Choose the right steps for you depending on whether you’ve set up while you were configuring your security key:

  • Verification codes.
  • Google prompts.
  • Backup codes.
  • A different security key you’ve added to your account.
  • A registered computer where you previously chose not to be asked for a verification code.

How do I find my Google account key?

Well its a physical key and if its lost then you can try the above method stated in order to get back access to your own account.

Question : How do I use Google Titan Security Key?

Answer :-Titan Security Keys are built with a hardware chip that includes firmware engineered by Google to verify the key’s integrity. This helps to ensure that the keys haven’t been physically tampered with. Once you purchase it, you just have to folow the setup instructions mentioned above in the article and use it like a pendrive whenever you want to access your data.

Final words

Apart from the above stated regions Google has yet to expand its catalgoue to various other emerging countries such as India where technology is booming at a awesome rate. Till then only few people would be able to enjoy the benefits of Google’s Titan Key.

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