Duo Security (Multi-Factor Authentication)

Securing Our Systems and Information Technology Resources

Securing information and information systems is an important responsibility of the University System of Georgia (USG) and all USG institutions. The Information Security Program at Georgia Highlands College (GHC), in consultation with the USG Department of Cybersecurity, has determined that systems relying solely on a username and password for authentication are increasingly at risk of compromise from social engineering attacks and poor password hygiene. In order to mitigate this risk, GHC requires multi-factor authentication (MFA) for employee and student single sign-on (SSO) accounts. Other forms of user accounts may also require MFA authentication.

Instructions for Android phones are similar.