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Scheduled Service Change: Faculty/Staff G Suite to begin requiring 2-step verification, May 1, 2018

Event:
2018-05-01 06:00:00
Expected Duration:
2018-05-01 06:05:00
Status:
Closed
Brief Description:
To help prevent Cornell accounts from becoming the victims of online crime, Google’s 2-Step Verification will begin to be required for faculty and staff G Suite.
User Impact:
After the enrollment period ends on June 1, 2018, users who have not set up 2-step verification for G Suite will need to contact the IT Service Desk to regain access.
Services Affected:
Email and Calendar
Subsites Affected:
Cmail
Full Description:
To help prevent Cornell accounts from becoming the victims of online crime, Google’s 2-Step Verification will be required for faculty and staff G Suite, and will generally appear when signing in about once a month per browser or device. Faculty and staff who already have Cornell G Suite accounts, for example as a result of being alumni, will need to start using Google 2-Step Verification on June 1. Communications are beginning to be sent to individuals affected by this to make them aware of the change.

After the enrollment period ends on June 1, 2018, users who have not set up 2-step verification for G Suite will need to contact the IT Service Desk to regain access.
CIT TDX ID:
CRQ000001025708



Timeline of Changes

Description Current Status Date Time
To help prevent Cornell accounts from becoming the victims of online crime, Google’s 2-Step Verification will be required for faculty and staff G Suite, and will generally appear when signing in about once a month per browser or device. Faculty and staff who already have Cornell G Suite accounts, for example as a result of being alumni, will need to start using Google 2-Step Verification on June 1. Communications are beginning to be sent to individuals affected by this to make them aware of the change. After the enrollment period ends on June 1, 2018, users who have not set up 2-step verification for G Suite will need to contact the IT Service Desk to regain access. 2018-04-26 13:25:31