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Two-step Verification

The Penn Nursing community is required to use Two-Step Verification for both their PennKey and Penn O365 email accounts. For more information, please click below:

Two-Step Verification for PennKey

To enroll in Two-Step, visit: .

Two-Step Verification provides an added layer of protection when accessing PennKey-protected web sites and applications. With Two-Step, after logging in with your PennKey and password you’ll be prompted to verify your identity using a device in your possession, such as a mobile phone if using Duo.

Two-Step is easy to use and provides numerous verification options, so you’ll always be able to access your data – even if you’re not connected to cellular data or Wi-Fi network. With Two-Step, your data is protected, even if your PennKey password is compromised.  

For more information about Two-Step verification, click here .

To access the Two-Step Verification Instructions, click here .


Two-Step Verification for Penn O365

You must first register your PennKey for Two-Step Verification before enrolling in Two-Step for O365.

Implementing Two-Step Verification for O365 is an important step to keep our information and email accounts secure from phishing and hacking attacks. With Two-Step for O365, you’ll log in with your email address and password and then use a device in your possession (such as a smartphone or keychain fob) to verify your identity to access your O365 email. Once authenticated, you will not be prompted to complete Two-Step Verification on that device for the next 30 days.

For more information about Penn O365 with Two-Step verification, click here .

To access the Two-Step Verification Instructions, click here .


Information about the Duo mobile app

Duo Mobile works with Duo Security’s two-factor authentication service to make logins more secure. The application generates passcodes for login and can receive push notifications for easy, one-tap authentication on your phone.

For more information about the Duo mobile app, click here .


  Need Assistance Enrolling in Two-Step Verification? 

   Stop by the ITS Service Desk in Fagin Hall Suite #202 or email the ITS Service Desk.

  Having trouble logging in with Two-Step Verification?

   Click here to send a single-use verification code to your phone.

Video Instruction Resources:

Watch the video below for a step-by-step tutorial on enrolling in Two-Step Verification for your PennKey with Duo:

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