Strong passwords are essential, but they are not enough anymore. Your password needs a partner — two-factor authentication.
You can protect your personal information at U-M by using two-factor authentication (Duo). When you turn on two-factor for Weblogin, you add an extra layer of security to your personal information in Wolverine Access, U-M Google and more—including your benefits information, W-2s, direct deposit info, and your U-M Google email.
In a recent University Record interview on cybersecurity at U-M, Chief Information Security Officer, Don Welch, noted that “higher education has the highest number of IT security breaches among most industry sectors.” If someone gets their hands on your UMICH (Level-1) password, they can pretend to be you—but not if you use two-factor for Weblogin.