Security

2FA go to website

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an additional layer of security that requires verifying your identity on a secondary device.

Password Safety  go to website

It’s important to create strong passwords. Combine uppercase and lowercase letters along with numbers and only log in to secure sites.

Phishing go to website

Phishing is an attempt to steal your personal information with a fake email message or call. Learn how to protect yourself and where to report a phishing attempt. For more information about required information security awareness training, visit security.psu.edu/information-security-training/.

IT Alerts go to website

Sign up for Penn State IT Alerts to receive email notifications on the status of services such as wireless, Canvas, and more. For instructions on how to subscribe, visit go.psu.edu/howtosubscribe.

Virus Detection/Spyware Tools  go to website

Learn best practices for keeping yourself safe online and download free anti-virus software.