All UC ANR employees must be enrolled in UC ANR's DUO Multi-factor Authentication by Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. This is an additional enrollment specifically for UC ANR, which is separate from UC Davis DUO enrollment that happened few years back.
Increased cybersecurity threats make multi-factor authentication (MFA) essential for securing access to critical UC ANR systems.
Starting Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, MFA DUO will be required, and UC ANR personnel who have failed to enroll will not be able to access any single sign-on application through UC ANR. These applications include the UC ANR Portal and UCPath.
UC ANR personnel should already have received an invitation email from MFA DUO. For more information...
UC ANR Colleagues,
Our server-security monitoring tool Malwarebytes has detected and mitigated eight malware variants, one ransomware attempt, and 379 potentially unwanted program accesses. It also appears to have blocked thousands (2,648) of malicious web traffic destined to webservers. This malicious traffic accounts for increased CPU processing by Malwarebytes, which is our “firewall” designed to mitigate the swarm of attacks that reach each server.
Due to the significantly heightened level of processing required, we are currently experiencing intermittent disruptions within Information Technology applications over the last few days, which could affect one or more of the following...