Authentication provides security by verifying that a user has permission to access the system. When you log in, your username-password pair is validated against the list of registered users.

Authentication can be done using native authentication or one the the following methods presented in the subsequent sections:

  • Two-factor authentication, including FIDO, TOTP, and Yubikey
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • Duo Security

Change your native authentication password

  1. In the Username drop-down, click Change Password to display the Change Password screen.
  2. Enter your new password and click Update.

Added browser security

You can take an additional step to protect your password by not saving passwords in the brower. When presented with the option to save the password, take the following browser-dependent action:

BrowserRecommend safety guideline
SafariChoose the Never for this Website option.
ChromeChoose the Never for this site option.
FirefoxWhen prompted Would you like to remember the password for USER on, choose the Never Remember Password option.
Microsoft EdgeChoose the Don’t Ask Again option.