rOpenSci | Requiring 2FA for Our Main GitHub Organization

Following our recent post on “Safeguards and Backups for GitHub Organizations”, nearly one month ago we went one step further and made two-factor authentication (2FA) required for all members and outside collaborators of our main organization, ropensci. It was a timely decision as GitHub since then announced it will require all users who contribute code on to enable one or more forms of two-factor authentication (2FA) by the end of 2023. Here is how (and why) we went about it.

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