Episode 128: Universities deploying multi-factor authentication
24 September, 2014
category: Digital ID, Government
It’s been two years since Internet2 was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace. Among other things, the money is being used to encourage the use of multi-factor authentication among higher education institutions. As more schools roll out multi-factor authentication, dozens have joined a “cohortium” to bounce ideas off each other and gather information about best practices. Regarding ID’s Gina Jordan spoke with officials at the University of Arizona and University of Chicago member schools about their deployment of multi-factor authentication.