To better protect the personal information of our campus community, Eastern’s Information Technology Services will be adding a second verification step to the login process. This process, called multi-factor authentication (MFA), offers additional protection to your digital identity. The MFA process will only be active during off campus logins. Using an Eastern domain computer in your office, classrooms, lecterns, or elsewhere on campus will not require MFA.
Once MFA is activated for your account, any attempt to login from an off campus device will require the second authentication piece. Any hacker who somehow uncovers your password will be unable to complete the login procedure since the hacker will not have access to the second authentication factor. MFA is commonly used in many businesses within their online services such as banking, financial institutes, cellular services, and cable services.
You can edit your MFA profile by changing settings at the following URL: https://aka.ms/MFASetup
In addition, the following user guide answers most questions about MFA:
Any other questions should be directed to the Help Desk at (860) 465-4346 or Helpdesk@easternct.edu