Two-Factor Authentication

Wayne State has partnered with Duo Security to offer Two-factor Authentication (2FA), which adds a second layer of security to your Wayne State accounts. Two-factor Authentication verifies your identity using a second factor (like your phone or other mobile device) and prevents anyone but you from logging in to your account, even if they know your password.

Two Factor Authentication

  • What should I know about Duo Two Factor Authentication?

    What is two-factor authentication? Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like your phone or other mobile device) prevents anyone but you from logging in to y...

  • How do I use Two Factor Authentication without a phone?

    The C&IT Help Desk sells the YubiKey 4, a USB authentication key that may be used in lieu of a phone call, text message or pin number to satisfy Two-Factor Authentication. The authentication key is designed to stay plugged in to a user's comp...

  • How do I SSH using Two-Factor Authentication

    As part of C&IT's continued efforts to protect critical campus resources, we are beginning the next phase of two-factor authentication deployment. Specifically, this will involve protecting Secure Shell (SSH) logins on our production Linux server...

  • How do I manage my Two Factor Authentication in Academica?

    Two Factor Authentication offers a second layer of security when accessing secure services. Two Factor Authentication devices and methods may be managed at any time through Account Management in Academica. In Account Management, you may manage device...

  • How do I Setup and Use Two-Factor Authentication?

    Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like your phone or other mobile device) prevents someone other than you logging in with your credentials. Two-factor ref...