The time has come to secure all staff’s Office 365 accounts with Multi Factor Authentication (MFA)!
Due to the shift in technology culture over the last two years, cybercriminals have increasingly targeted educational institutions. According to a report by Doug Levin of K12 SIX, data breaches and phishing have been two of the most common types of cybersecurity incidents in the 2020-2021 K12 school year. The DTS Cybersecurity team’s mission is to continuously increase confidence in the security of the digital learning environment for our students, community, and staff.
MFA for Office 365 is one of the most significant steps we can take to fight back against password compromise. It transforms the district email access experience into a powerful multi-layered access experience. Users are empowered to verify their identity with more than just their username and password.
When a staff password is compromised:
Staff can complete MFA for Office 365 using any one or combination of the following methods:
What to expect:
If assistance is needed, staff will have access to the following support.