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Incoming students: Creating an MIT online identity

Kerberos? Duo? Certificates? Here’s everything you’ll need to get yourself set up with a digital identity at MIT.

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Optimize your use of Duo two-factor authentication

Duo, which provides a second layer of online security, is required to access Touchstone-enabled applications and websites such as Atlas and WebSIS. IS&T recommends that you register two devices for Duo, in case your primary device is lost or stolen.

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IS&T offers a walk-in center for one-on-one computing assistance.

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Optimize your use of Duo security

Duo increases your online security – maximize your ease of use and safety

Duo security requirement for VPN

As part of the ongoing rollout of Duo Security two-factor authentication (2FA) to the MIT community, on January 13, 2016 the IS&T remote-access VPN service (vpn.mit.edu) will begin requiring 2FA by users who have already enabled two-factor Touchstone authentication.