How to Setup Duo Two-Factor Authentication for the First Time

    Getting Started – Setup Duo Two-Factor Authentication Duo prompts you to enroll when you log into HSC resources such as VPN, server, and web applications such as SSO, REDcap, and Syncplicity.  Supported Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 8 or later, and Opera. 1. Welcome Screen Click Start setup to begin enrolling your device. 2. […]

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    Guide to Duo Two-Factor Authentication

    Duo Security for HSC The Office of Information Technology has two-factor authentication through Duo Security. Using Duo can help lower the chances of a malicious user accessing HSC resources. What is Two-Factor Authentication? Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts and is separate and independent from your username and password. […]

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    Add or Manage Devices on Duo Two-Factor Authentication

    If you already have Duo Two-Factor Authentication setup and would like to add a new device or remove an existing device, follow the steps below.  In your preferred Internet browser, navigate to the website vpn.tamhsc.edu. Enter your TAMHSC username and password. At the next screen you should see this: You will choose My Settings & […]

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    How to obtain a New Username (after legal name change)

    Open a web browser and navigate to https://hscid.tamhsc.edu You should automatically be logged in and see a page similar to this one: Click on “Name Change Request”. Do NOT click on “Display Name Change Request” as this will not grant you a new username. On the next page, click the “Request” button on the right […]

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    Claiming Your TAMU netID and Managing E-mail Forwarding

    What is a NetID? Your NetID is a username you will use to log in to a variety of TAMU systems and services across campus. This username is completely separate from your TAMHSC login and will only be used when accessing TAMU resources like Gateway or the Software Store. Faculty and Staff (this does not […]

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    Cyberark Software and Administrator Access

    Privileged (administrator) accounts represent a large security vulnerability that many organizations, including the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, face today. In the hands of an external attacker or malicious employee, privileged accounts could allow attackers to disable security controls, steal confidential information or PHI, commit financial fraud, and disrupt daily operations. With this growing […]

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    Identity and Access Management

    Identity and Access Management is an integral part of the Health Science Center.  Your identity ensures that you have access to the correct resources. Account Management Texas A&M Health Science Center accounts are managed within HSC-ID.  There are three ways an account can be created: Student accounts are created automatically through Banner. Faculty, staff and […]

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    How to Setup Duo Two-Factor Authentication for HSC VPN

    To Connect to HSC resources through VPN you have to register and enroll in TAMHSC Duo Identity.  You will not be able to access VPN from the web client or AnyConnect client untiled enrolled. Enrolling in Duo Mobile for VPN access Prior to enrollment, it is recommended to download the mobile app. Navigate to https://vpn.tamhsc.edu; […]

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    How to Setup Duo Two-Factor Authentication for Single Sign On (SSO)

    Duo Security for SSO The Texas A&M System’s Single Sign-On service handles your login access to web-based applications which have chosen to use Single Sign-On as their authentication method. These include the services that we use for purchasing, travel, HR, benefits, leave, time tracking and more. Due to the sensitive nature of the applications protected […]

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    Attestations in HSC-ID

    An attestation is a process that verifies information in HSC-ID. This can cover a whole range of topics, but mainly deals with the following areas: Group ownership: are you still the owner? HR liaisons: is this person in this role or not? Non-employee and inactive accounts: does this person still need their HSC account? This […]

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