MFA Strengthened by Number Matching

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MFA  provides an added layer of security for your accounts.

Once MFA is enabled, when you log in to your account on uOttawa systems, you need to approve your access using a secondary device such as a smartphone. Multi-factor authentication is a mandatory security requirement to access many University systems and applications.   

In addition, after your MFA approval request is made, you may be asked to match the number that appears in the pop-up window.  

The pop-up looks something like this:  

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Number matching for MFA is a widely adopted security measure, reducing risks and enhancing traditional multi-factor authentication.  Any questions regarding MFA enrollment can be directed to the Service Desk.