Will I need MFA while connected to the CSU network on-campus?
No, you will not need to verify through MFA while on-campus, connected to the secure CSUwireless network, or physically connected to the CSU network.
What application will require MFA?
Currently, all single sign on applications will be protected with MFA. Single sign on applications are easily identified by the login page that has Rhodes Tower in the background.
Will I need MFA to connect to the CSU VPN?
No, the current VPN does not support single sign on, therefore you will not be prompted for MFA, however you will be prompted while accessing single sign on systems while connected to the VPN.
Will I need MFA when connected to eduroam wireless?
Yes, while connected to eduroam wireless, you will need to verify through MFA the first time you sign into CSU applications (ex. email, Blackboard, Zoom). Once signed in, you will have the option to not be prompted to complete MFA again on that device for 45 days.
Which MFA option is recommended and why?
IS&T highly recommends installing the Microsoft Authenticator app for the most secure and best user experience. The Authenticator app does not require cellular service and mitigates MFA attacks such as SIM jacking.