AITS, 2FA, General Information and why you need 2FA

What is two-factor authentication (2FA) and why do I need it?

A great summary about 2FA and its importance can be found here:

Some important points:

Graduate students will be required to use 2FA starting in October 2018.
Staff and faculty will be required to use 2FA starting in November 2018.
Undergraduates can continue to opt-in after September 2018.

What services will be behind 2FA?
There are multiple authentication systems on campus. The main ones which will be covered by 2FA are Shibboleth, Office 365, and some SiteMinder applications. This covers hundreds of applications but some of the most prominent are Compass2g (blackboard), Box,, learn@illinois (Moodle) and Office 365. 
Certain parts of NESSIE and Banner are already behind 2FA.

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Owner:Ryan S.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2018-08-03 09:09 CDTUpdated:2018-08-03 09:09 CDT
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