BuckeyePass is Ohio State’s method of multi-factor authentication. This security significantly decreases your risk of being a victim of hacking and identity theft. Having BuckeyePass means cybercriminals now need to have two different items to access your information—something you know (your password) and something you have (like your smartphone).
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The February 28 edition of the Enterprise Project Digest was shared with the Ohio State community to provide updates about the project’s work. Check out the EP Digest archive to read the full February issue.
Highlights of this issue: (1) Establishment of a Student Advisory Board; (2) Staff profile for Darshana Bhuta; and (3) Workday core concepts geared toward HR professionals.
The Enterprise Project Digest is distributed monthly, and those who are interested in additional information are encouraged to subscribe.
It’s tax time again. Millions of Americans are filing for returns and making plans for how to use the money. Attackers have other ideas for that tax return.
TurboTax promotes itself as the number one, best-selling tax preparation software. No doubt they hold credentials belonging to millions of Americans who have used them for their taxes. Now, officials report an attacker obtained tax return data through a credential stuffing hack on their platform.
If you have group affiliations that allow you to access specific university applications, you’ll benefit from our new Self-Service feature. Self-Service will simplify and speed up the process for requesting access to new groups or removal from a group.
The university provides access to certain applications based upon your group affiliation. Applications include things like motor pool access, JAMF administration, Citrix XenApp, EDM, WOSU allegiance application, childcare applications and many others.
Office 365 is a versatile product, and we are continually reviewing its applications to determine which ones meet our security requirements. We recently enabled enabling Yammer, To-Do, Whiteboard and FindTime for all students and university employees (excluding Med Center, as they have different security requirements). To access these new tools, visit http://office365.osu.edu/.