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DUO 2-Step Authentication

To protect your privacy and secure your Bronco account, Cal Poly Pomona is requiring 2-Step Authentication for all campus accounts. This process will verify your identity before allowing access to campus systems. The CSU and Cal Poly Pomona are using the DUO application, a third-party smartphone app, for the 2-Step Authentication process, also known as Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).  The DUO app sends a push notification to your phone when you log into your CPP account to verify your identity.

To set up 2-Step Authentication, go to the CPP DUO webpage.  For more information, go to CPP’s DUO website or eHelp, or contact the IT Service Desk online or 909.869.6776.

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7 Email Safety Tips You Can Use Now

Tips for Email Safety

  1. Limit the data being shared.
  2. Utilize links, not attachments.
  3. Verify the correct information is included/attached.
  4. Password-encrypt data files.
  5. Double-check the recipient's email address.

Identifying Email Phishing and Spoofing Scams

  1. Check the sender’s email address – not just the display name.
  2. All official CPP correspondence will use an @cpp.edu email address.

For more information, go to the IT Security website, IT Security's Phishing & Scams article in eHelp, or contact the IT Service Desk

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eduroam Everywhere: Wi-Fi = eduroam

For a more consistent and secure campus Wi-Fi experience, IT&IP recommends using “eduroam” for your campus Wi-Fi option.  Eduroam allows you to use your own CPP credentials to access Wi-Fi at numerous educational institutions worldwide.

The Guest Wi-Fi network supports the needs of temporary visitors to the campus. Users of the Guest Wi-Fi network will be prompted to enter their cellphone number in order to receive a security token that allows them access to the network for 24 hours.

For more information, go to the Wireless Access page in eHelp or contact the IT Service Desk.

The Division of Information Technology & Institutional Planning works in collaboration with the campus community to provide innovative and strategic technology to advance the mission of the university as well as strengthen and further the university's unique polytechnic identity and learn-by-doing educational approach.