Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Multi-Factor Authentication

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WashU’s multi-factor authentication provider is Duo, an industry leader in cybersecurity services. You can improve the strength of multi-factor authentication by opting for multi-factor authentication exclusively via an app. Here is a link that helps you set this up for WashU MFA Where can I change my device’s default authentication method? ( Did You Log […]

Security Advice from a Busy Student

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By Jack Ballenger (Class of 2024) During these two weeks of virtual classes, students will need to use Duo Mobile, an app for two-factor authentication (2FA), to access Canvas, Outlook, WebStac, and other WashU resources since they are not connected to campus WiFi. Two-factor authentication, also called multi-factor authentication (MFA) or two-step authentication, supplements your […]