January 12, 2024

Resolution #3: Secure your UW NetID

So far for new year’s resolutions we’ve posted tips for securing connections and devices. This week we’ll focus on securing your UW NetID credentials to stay Cyber Smart in 2024.

Resolution #3: Secure your UW NetID credentials

  • Don’t reuse your UW NetID and password on other accounts.
  • Use multi-factor authentication, such as Duo, to add a layer of protection in addition to your password.
  • Use strong passwords and passphrases.
  • Don’t store passwords and passphrases in your browser.
  • Avoid using your UW NetID credentials on shared public computers, such as those at a hotel.

Review our passwords infographic and online training for more information.

Next week: Be aware of scams