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TECH TIP FOR MFA USERS
Reduce frequency of logins: Using the remember Multi-Factor Authentication feature
During the MFA login process, selecting the "Don't ask again for 30 days" option at sign-in allows you to bypass subsequent MFA verifications on the same device using the same browser. If you clear your cookies/cache/browsing history or open a different browser you will need to login again, regardless of whether you selected the "Don't ask again for 30 days" option at sign-in.
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Information Security Awareness Events
Organized by the Office of Information Technology Services, Information Security Awareness Week was held Nov. 12-16 to bring awareness throughout the CCU community of cyber threats and safe practices and in support of the Department of Homeland Security’s national campaign to provide free resources and tools for users to be safer and more secure online. All activities and events were free and open to all students, faculty and staff.
Over 450 individuals participated in the week’s events, including visits to information security awareness fairs and resource tables as well as attending various sessions on critical information security topics:
Protecting personal information: passphrases, passwords, encryption, MFA and physical security
Speaker: Cory Nance, lecturer, Computing Sciences
Staying safe online: email and phishing threats
Speaker: Rick Matthews, lecturer, Computing Sciences
Browsing safely: social networks and mobile devices
Speaker: Mike Murphy, associate professor, Computing Sciences
Protecting mobile devices and laptops: antivirus, anti-malware tools
Speaker: Jenifer Riddei, administration and resource manager, ITS
We are grateful to the many ITS staff and the faculty speakers for their creativity and involvement in planning and implementing the successful week’s events.