2-Step Verification Coming to Campus VPNAugust 12, 2017 |
Do you use campus VPN at home or when traveling? Beginning on Sept. 18, 2-Step Verification will be required to access campus VPN. The main benefit of activating 2-Step Verification is a significant increase in protection of your account from hackers.
Don’t be confused by its many names — multi-factor authentication, two-factor — just think of 2-Step Verification as another layer of protection for your most vital accounts. When you activate 2-Step, you will be required to log in with both your password and an additional security measure, such as: a code delivered via text; voice call or mobile app; a push (or pop-up) notification on your smartphone; or a call to your landline phone.
Enrolling in 2-Step Verification takes just 10 minutes and helps keep you and UNC secure. To learn more, visit its.unc.edu/2-step.