Computer security is a complex subject, but with the right knowledge and powerful easy-to-use tools, ordinary users can protect themselves very effectively against the vast majority of security threats on the Internet.
During this session, Mark Branom of IT Services, and David Hoffman of the Information Security Office Operations discussed and demonstrated the workings of Stanford’s 2-Step authentication system. Watch this video to learn how 2-Step authentication protects your account against many password and phishing attacks.
Topics covered include:
- Good security practices and password tips
- How to use software available to the Stanford community
- 2-Step authentication