By the end of 2023, GitHub will require all code contributors to enable two-factor authentication — part of “a platform-wide effort to secure software development by improving account security.”
But on Monday they’ll start rolling it out, according to a new blog post, reaching out to “smaller” groups of developers and administrators “to notify them of their 2FA enrollment requirement.”
If your account is selected for enrollment, you will be notified via email and see a banner on GitHub.com, asking you to enroll. You’ll have 45 days to configure 2FA on your account — before that date nothing will change about using GitHub except for the reminders. We’ll let you know when your enablement deadline is getting close, and once it has passed you will be required to enable 2FA the first time you access GitHub.com.
You’ll have the ability to snooze this notification for up to a week, but after