Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Many online banking, social media, or other online accounts use two-factor authentication because of the added security it offers, and now Loyola will too.
Verifying your identity using a second factor such as your phone or other mobile device in your possession prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.
Some services at Loyola will now require this two-factor authentication. The first will be Workspace. Two-factor authentication for Workspace will be phased in on a department by department basis over the course of the Fall 2016 semester.
Here is the process: