Cybersecurity is a hot topic in our new year, with recent data breaches compromising user security and new regulations being proposed in the U.S. Congress. Advancements in personal technology and confusing consumer privacy...
Because stolen, compromised or damaged information can lead to unwanted and unnecessary consequences for both staff members and the university, Ohio State is increasingly expanding the use of multifactor authentication. The Sponsored Guest account process will be the latest system to adopt BuckeyePass protection on November 16.
Last year we began annual Microsoft 365 Access Reviews for External Guests. It is designed to help us align with audit recommendations for reviewing Microsoft 365 Teams and group members. If you received this email, it is NOT spam. However, your caution and instinct to not click on suspicious links is a good one. This message is legitimate, part of a process we strated last year to review access of External Guests.
Ohio State’s Cybersecurity Days was born from the need to share knowledge and best practices to form a collective defense from cybercriminals. Held annually, the event works to stimulate creativity, critical thinking and problem solving to help the university and community members operate more...
BuckeyePass, powered by Duo Security, is Ohio State’s method of multi-factor authentication, assisting in keeping our systems safe and helping us stay ahead of security threats. Starting September 20, faculty, staff and students will see the new Duo Universal interface when accessing university systems. Users do not need to update their app or take any action before this change.
BuckeyePass, powered by Duo Security, is Ohio State’s method of multi-factor authentication, assisting in keeping our systems safe and helping us stay ahead of security threats. Starting September 20, faculty, staff and students will see the new Duo Universal interface when accessing university systems. Duo Universal offers enhanced security measures and accessibility improvements.
The Ohio State University accounts are being targeting in an increasing number of phishing attempts. Bad actors who send these campaigns often try to get login credentials to gain access to account details, and thus Ohio State’s internal systems and protected information. Last month, there were more than 63,000 credential threat attempts targeting faculty, staff and student email inboxes. While the university’s security systems monitor users’ accounts 24/7 and blocks most of these attempts, a small percentage gets through.