- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is an important method for securing access to critical online systems and is recommended for improving information security across the entire University of California. The application selected to fulfill this security function is Duo.
Once enrolled in Duo, UC ANR personnel will be required to 1) sign in as usual and 2) authenticate with the Duo application, prior to accessing most UC ANR online services that utilize single sign-on, including the UC ANR Portal and UCPath.
UC ANR personnel will be automatically enrolled in Duo using a phased approach. You will receive an invitation email from MFA Duo when you have been added to the Multi-factor...
Higher ed cyberattacks
Cyberattacks on higher education institutions are on the rise. Universities with medical centers and substantial research profiles were identified as the most vulnerable to cyberattack. Federally funded research is also at risk from cyberespionage. According to a recent Pandemic Impact Survey, there is an increase in cyberattacks targeting employees who are working from home.
Since mid-March, there continues to be an increase in the volume, severity, and/or scope of these cyberattacks. Please review what you can do to protect...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
Please read the following information carefully.
Single Sign On (SSO)
Deadline: February 20, 2019
The new single sign on login system will be enforced for all UC ANR employees beginning February 20, 2019. If you haven't reset your password, please do so as soon as possible. For more information, please visit http://ucanr.edu/sso. For assistance or questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Your Service Online
Deadline: February 28, 2019
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- Author: Tolgay Kizilelma
We have seen an increase in the number of spoofed emails, a form of phishing/spam email.
Email spoofing is the forgery of an email so that the message appears to have originated from someone or somewhere other than the actual source.
The goal here is to have the employee (You) assist the supervisor purchase some gift cards. The email is structured in a sense that indicates the supervisor is not available, there is a certain sense of urgency and validity, and it is sent from a mobile device.
There are also other clues within the email. Even though the name of the supervisor is correct, the email address is not and is not...
To maintain access to critical systems such as the Time Reporting System (TRS), AggieTravel and AggieBuy, enroll in Duo by February 13.
Make sure that your email system is supported before you enroll in Duo to avoid service interruption. Visit Email Compatibility for a list of supported email systems.
The device you use with Duo can be a smartphone, tablet, cellphone or traditional landline. You should choose the device you are most likely to have close at hand when you want to access your UC ANR...