Passwords are passe!

You need 2-step to be secure.

Over 1550 Ephs and over 20 administrative departments are protected by 2-step! We need you to join the herd. Think it’s not important? Read on to see how lack of 2-step has dramatically impacted companies like JP Morgan, groups like the DNC and many individuals.

Why does OIT keep bugging me about this? A lack of 2-step authentication (multi-factor authentication or MFA) has caused many notable email and data breaches creating financial, political and personal distress. Companies, organizations and individuals are all targeted for many different reasons!

https://dealbook.nytimes.com/2014/12/22/entry-point-of-jpmorgan-data-breach-is-identified

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Podesta_emails

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin_email_hack

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ICloud_leaks_of_celebrity_photos

If you are at all unfamiliar with 2-step, please read this first http://oit.williams.edu/help-docs/2-factor-authentication/

You can sign up for Google 2-step by following these directions: http://www.google.com/2stepYou do not need to be on campus to turn this on. If you’d like assistance with the setup please email desktop​@williams​.edu, call us at 413 597 4090 or visit us on the 1st floor of Jesup or the 2nd floor of Sawyer CET.