Email account setup

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Email account setup

There are some basic action you should be aware of when setting up an emailaccount.

First:

  • Create an account
  • Enable 2 stap verification
  • Additional meassures
  • Using a client app like outlook
  • The use of a security key (yubikey)

Continue reading for the following services:

  • Gmail
  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • Protonmail
  • Yubikey

 

Google Gmail

 

Create a Gmail account

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/56256?hl=en

 

Google Two Step Authentication

https://www.google.com/landing/2step/

 

Gmail security tips

https://support.google.com/mail/answer/7036019?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en

 

Configuring Outlook to use gmail

This is done via APP Passwords. Not advisable, but if you want to, I've got the following tutorials for you. Still I would recommend, web based e-mail.

https://www.isumsoft.com/internet/setup-gmail-in-outlook-2016-via-imap.html

https://www.slipstick.com/outlook/outlook-gmails-secure-apps-setting/

 

 

Microsoft Outlook

 

Create a Microsoft-account

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4026324/microsoft-account-how-to-create

 

How to use two-step verification with your Microsoft account

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12408/microsoft-account-how-to-use-two-step-verification

 

One account for all things Microsoft

https://account.microsoft.com/account/ManageMyAccount?refd=support.microsoft.com&ru=https%3A%2F%2Faccount.microsoft.com%2Fsecurity%3Frefd%3Dsupport.microsoft.com&destrt=security-landing

 

Using app passwords with apps that don't support two-step verification

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/12409/microsoft-account-app-passwords-and-two-step-verification

 

 

Apple ID

 

Manage and use your Apple ID

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT203993

 

Security and your Apple ID

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201303

 

About Apple ID security questions

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201363

 

If you forgot the answers to your Apple ID security questions

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201485

 

Using app-specific passwords

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204397

 

 

Protonmail

 

Een nieuw account aanmaken

https://protonmail.com/signup

 

Two Factor Authentication (2FA)

https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/two-factor-authentication/

 

How to switch to two-password mode

https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/switch-two-password-mode/

 

Third party email client setup (Outlook, Thunderbird, Apple Mail)

https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/third-party-email-client-integration-outlook-thunderbird-apple-mail-ect/

 

Clients supported by the Bridge

https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/clients-supported-bridge/

 

Encrypt Message for Non-ProtonMail Recipients

https://protonmail.com/support/knowledge-base/encrypt-for-outside-users/

 

Optional: Yubikey hardware authentication

(if you've bought such a device)

 

Tweestaps-authenticatie - Yubikey

 

https://www.yubikeyshop.nl/docs/nl-computeridee-yubikey.pdf

 

https://www.yubico.com/works-with-yubikey/catalog/macos/

 

iOS is currently in basis supported. There can be a few issues with usability dough.

https://support.yubico.com/support/solutions/articles/15000006479-getting-started-on-ios

 

Yubikey webshops

 

https://www.yubico.com/store/

https://www.amazon.com/Yubico-YubiKey-USB-Authentication-Security/dp/B07HBD71HL/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=yubikey+5+nfc&pd_rd_r=8b580f9c-ef0d-40d4-9429-e00593f9d441&pd_rd_w=oKdcc&pd_rd_wg=rKAlD&pf_rd_p=67c9d84c-d98a-4415-a549-dd3360e9d207&pf_rd_r=9NK1N2WVVQVP4EY63171&qid=1568040064&s=gateway&sr=8-3