A security-token necklace, ear buds, or eyeglasses developed at U-M could eliminate vulnerabilities in voice authentication—the practice of logging in to a device or service with your voice alone. “Increasingly, voice is being used as a security feature but it actually has huge holes in it,” said Kang Shin, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at U-M.… Read More »
When students, staff, and faculty come to you with concerns about the latest virus, hack, or phishing attempt, pass on the good news that turning on two-factor to protect their U-M Weblogin and personal data is even easier. In April, the university added the Remember Me option to two-factor for services accessed via the Weblogin page. It allows you… Read More »
The ITS Identity and Access Management team is exploring Privileged Access Management (PAM) and third-party solutions to mitigate U-M’s cybersecurity risk exposure.
As of December 5, the last server supporting U-M’s former two-factor authentication vendor, RSA, was retired at the university after more than a decade of use. The retirement of RSA and MTokens marks the last step in the vendor replacement process. Since July 2016, cloud-based Duo Security has provided the university’s two-factor authentication service, offering a variety of… Read More »