You can now make your Google account more secure as the search engine giant is going to launch a two step account access. The system will work in conjunction with the user’s phone.
The two step account access will allow you to generate a verification code through Google Authenticator App (installed on iPhone, Android, BlackBerry), by texting or even phone call. You will still need your password. The extra layer of security is only if you opt for the secure two step verification.
You can read more about two step Google Account Verification using a mobile phone on the Google’s blog. Link is given at the end of this article.