April 14, 2023
Streetsboro City Schools announced today that 100% of its certified and classified staff are now equipped with 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) for their Google accounts.
This move represents a significant step in the district’s ongoing efforts to enhance data security and safeguard sensitive information.
2-Factor Authentication is an additional layer of security that requires users to provide two forms of identification to access their accounts. In this case, staff members will be prompted to provide their password, followed by a unique code sent to their mobile device or generated through an authenticator app.
Andreas Johansson, Director of Operations at Streetsboro City Schools, shared his excitement about the new security measures, stating, “I’m thrilled to see our staff work hard to keep their own data, student data, and access to critical components secured by using 2-Factor Authentication. I would recommend everyone using 2FA for any account that holds personal or professional information that could be compromised.”
The implementation of 2-Factor Authentication is part of the district’s ongoing efforts to maintain the highest data security standards, particularly concerning student data protection.
With this added layer of protection, staff members can be confident that their accounts and the information they contain are better protected against unauthorized access.
The benefits of 2-Factor Authentication extend beyond protecting sensitive data, providing staff members access to many instructional and academic components through simple Single Sign-On (SSO) protocols. By ensuring that only authorized individuals can access these resources, Streetsboro City Schools is better equipped to support student success and enhance the educational experience.
The district’s commitment to data security is unwavering, and this latest initiative clearly indicates its ongoing efforts to stay ahead of emerging threats and protect the information that matters most.
If you have any questions about data security or using 2-Factor Authentication at Streetsboro, contact us at email@example.com