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Report Office 365 Spam

Microsoft Outlook for Windows There are two ways to report a phishing/spam email in Microsoft Outlook for Windows.   Option 1: CTRL-ALT-F Highlight the spam or phishing message in Outlook, then type CTRL-ALT-F to create a new message with the spa...

How to submit a request for third-party publisher software integration in D2L Brightspace

Faculty can submit a request for Third-Party/Publisher Software Integration with D2L Brightspace in the following way:   Submit a request by sending an email to desire2learn@mnsu.edu Enter the subject line: Request for D2L Brightspace Integration Se...

Multi-factor Authentication - Self-enrollment by phone

Click to follow the link to self-enrollment   Complete the ‘additional security verification’ before enabling MFA by selecting the ‘additional security verification’ link.   Log in using your StarID credentials. Students: [StarID]@go.minnstate.e...

Multi-factor Authentication FAQ - Password security

Although it may be frightening to hear, it has probably happened already. Given the scope of recent breaches of popular services such as Dropbox, Chegg, Experian, Target, Adobe, and more, everyone should assume that their password has been stolen at so...

Multi-factor Authentication FAQ - Multi-factor vs. two-factor

Although these refer to the same basic security practice, some accounts only allow you to enable a single, additional verification method. Depending on the account, this option may be called two-factor authentication (2FA) or two-step verification. Oth...

Creating a strong password

There are many different techniques you can use to create long, complex passwords that make your accounts more secure. Here are some examples of how you can create strong passwords: Sentences/Passphrases  A line from a movie or a lyric from a song wo...

What is Multi-factor Authentication?

Multi-Factor Authentication On June 1, 2020, you'll have the optional ability to enable multi-factor authentication on your Microsoft Office 365 account! What is Multi-Factor Authentication? Multi-factor authentication is a security method which r...

Verification for Microsoft multi-factor authentication not sending

What if I’m not getting the verification code sent to my mobile device? If you are not receiving your verification code, it’s typically related to your mobile device and its settings.   Possible things to try to resolve the issue:   Restart your m...

I received or bought a new iPhone. How do I setup multi-factor authentication with it?

Multi-Factor Authentication Self Enrollment for Office 365   HOW DO I ENROLL IN MULTI-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION? ****** iPhone ****** On your iPhone, navigate to the App Store.   Tap the search tab in the bottom right.   Tap "Get" on the Micros...

Multi-factor Authentication - Self enrollment for Android

On your Android smartphone, navigate to the Google Play Store App.     In the search bar, type “Microsoft Authenticator”. Then, click the first option shown below.   Click “Install”.  Note: You may need to enter your Google password if prompted...

Multi-factor Authentication - Self Enrollment for iOS phones

On your iPhone, navigate to the App Store.   Tap the search tab in the bottom right and search for Microsoft Authenticator.   Tap "Get" on the Microsoft Authenticator tile as shown below.   Now you must sign in to the App Store with your fi...

Activate StarID With Personal E-mail Address

Navigate to https://starid.minnstate.edu/ .       Note: After StarID activation, your credentials should be ready to use in just a few minutes. However, during times of high load at the Minnesota State System Office, it can take up to two hours or mor...

Registering CPS Accidental Damage Warranty

Log on to www.CPScentral.com. Click on the Login/Register button in the upper left hand corner, and select Register. Complete first page with your contact information. Check email address used as a login and select the link to complete registration s...

MoveItSecurely - Secure File Transfer

MoveItSecurely is provided centrally to all Minnesota State Colleges and Univiersities through MinnState and provides customers with the ability to send files securely between one or more individuals through the use of StarID. Technical documentation c...

Multi-factor Authentication FAQ - Anything valuable in Office 365

Even though it may not be obvious, you probably do have valuable information stored in Minnesota State University, Mankato Office 365 services, including confidential email messages, attachments, and contact information in Outlook, private files in One...