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Go-Live for One ID/Password--Synch your Passwords
We are pleased to announce that
UIC went live with the One ID/Password phase of the Identity and
Access Management (IAM) project. The benefit to UA staff and any
other employee who is managing multiple passwords is the
ability to synch these passwords. How do you synch your Passwords?
Go to identity.uillinois.edu.
you haven't set your password recovery options yet, you need
to complete this section and then change your password.
your password recovery options are already set, you need
to change your password.
you have changed your password, the following IDs will be in
sync: Urbana NetID, Springfield NetID, Chicago NetID,
Enterprise ID. You will be able to use the same ID and
password for any application that uses these IDs and
Now that One ID/Password is live
for all campuses, it is simple to reset your password. Go to
identity.uillinois.edu and check to be sure that you have set your
recovery options. If this is complete, when your password expires,
you can reset your password at your convenience; at home, in
the office, at any time of the day without Service Desk assistance.
This follows the industry practice to allow people to maintain
control over their accounts and passwords.
need to complete 2 Factor Authentication (2FA)?
On October 24, employees will
receive more information from University Human Resources (UHR)
about using 2FA with NESSIE. The University Office of Payroll and
Benefits will send more information about using 2FA to access W-2s
in November. In the future, 2FA will be required to conduct
University business in systems that store and provide access to
sensitive data, such as Banner, HR Front End, VPN, and email.
The University of Illinois System
is implementing 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) to enhance and
strengthen the University's protocols for securing sensitive data,
including personal data for University employees. For more
information on 2FA, please refer to “About UI Verify” at
verify.uillinois.edu for an overview of Duo, the University’s 2FA
Desk Hours Update: The AITS Service
Desk has announced a return to 24 X 7 customer service.
Soon...Security Awareness training will
rollout in November. Look for an update.
As a customer of AITS Client
Services Support, we are sending you this monthly update to
pass along important IT information. We hope that you find the
information timely and valuable. Please pass along topics that you
would like to see addressed to Susan Flanagin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
or Mark Pollard (email@example.com).
Contact the AITS
Service Desk, or type into your browser: answers.uillinois.edu/ua/aits-service-desk