Category: UW NetID

May 4, 2022

Lock down your UW NetID login for World Password Day on May 5

Give your passwords a boost with two-factor authentication, never re-use your UW NetID password on any other accounts and other tips from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.

March 7, 2022

Using 2FA on the web can help faculty stay more secure

Faculty members already use two-factor authentication (2FA) with Workday, and now they can take advantage of 2FA when signing in with their UW NetIDs and passwords on the web for better security.

January 12, 2022

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals who try to steal UW NetIDs and passwords so they can download W-2 forms and file fraudulent income tax returns.

January 11, 2022

Protect your UW NetID and W-2 information from phishing attacks

Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals who try to steal an employee’s login credentials so that they can download Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2). Your vigilance and the UW’s two-factor authentication system can play a pivotal role in protecting employee data.

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November 15, 2021

Secure your personal and University data and be safe online

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Learn best practices for securing your personal and University data from theft and accidental disclosure, including tips on how to recognize phishing emails and email scams and where to report them. Securing data is our shared responsibility, and this information will help you be aware of cyber threats and know how to use University resources…

October 19, 2021

How can you be safe and secure online?

During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, find best practices to be safe and secure online. Read the full email message about this and other ways to protect your data.

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October 4, 2021

Set up your UW NetID recovery options

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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.

August 25, 2021

Staff can opt in to 2FA on the web before it’s required on Aug. 31

You already use two-factor authentication (2FA) with Workday, and now you can take advantage of 2FA when signing in to your UW NetID and password on the web for better security.

August 19, 2021

Staff can opt in to 2FA on the web before it’s required on Aug. 31

You already use two-factor authentication (2FA) with Workday, and now you can take advantage of 2FA when signing in to your UW NetID and password on the web for better security.

August 2, 2021

Set up your UW NetID recovery options

university student using cell phone

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.

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