Why Do I Need This?

Passwords are increasingly easy to compromise. They can often be stolen, guessed, or hacked — you might not even know someone is accessing your account.

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) adds another layer of security, keeping your account secure even if your password is compromised. With MFA, you'll be alerted right away (on your mobile device) if someone is trying to log in as you.

This second factor of authentication is separate and independent from your username and password.

What is Multi-Factor Authentication?

Multi-factor authentication adds another layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using another factor (like your phone or other mobile device) prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.

How It Works

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  1. Enter username and password as usual.
  2. Use your mobile device to verify your identity.
  3. Securely logged in.

Learn more about multi-factor authentication at IUP