October 15, 2020

Better protect data online by opting in to 2FA on the web

2FA on mobile phone

Employees can better protect institutional and personal data by opting in to two-factor authentication (2FA) when signing in with UW NetID on the web. As an employee, you already use 2FA to sign in to Workday and other systems. By opting in to 2FA on the web, you help ensure your UW NetID and other…

October 6, 2020

Recent email, text and phone scams target UW students

Recent email, text and phone scams are targeting UW students. Read the full email message about this and how to keep your personal information and UW NetID login credentials secure.

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September 4, 2020

Don’t lose access. Set up your UW NetID recovery options

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Every year, more than 5,000 calls come in requesting help to reset a UW NetID password. You don’t have to be one of them. Add your mobile number and email address, so if you forget your password or get locked out, you can regain access to your UW NetID. The options allow you to recover…

May 27, 2020

Before you leave for the summer, set up your UW NetID recovery options

Login screen for an app or website in smartphone. Field are Username and password

Every year, more than 5,000 callers request help to reset a UW NetID password. You don’t have to be one of them. Add your mobile number and email address, so if you forget your password or get locked out, you can regain access to your UW NetID. The options allow you to recover your password…

April 22, 2020

“Remember me” makes two-factor authentication more convenient

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Check the “remember me” option when you use Duo two-factor authentication on trusted devices, and you won’t have to confirm it’s you each time you sign in. The option shouldn’t be used on public or shared computers nor those you don’t sign into and cannot lock down.

September 16, 2019

Remember to keep your UW Office Directory information up to date

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Keep your department, school or center information up to date using the self-service system for the UW Office Directory. Contact UW-IT at help@uw.edu for quick account setup, instructions and a style guide. Note that you can change your individual UW Directory listing by updating your personal profile information via Identity.UW.