Two Factor Authentication (2FA): mandatory from 8 OctoberNotices

Two Factor Authentication (2FA): mandatory from 8 October

From week commencing Monday 8 October, Two Factor Authentication (2FA) will be mandatory for staff, faculty and students. If you haven’t already done so, please register for 2FA as soon as possible to ensure that you are ready for this change.

After registering, you will need to verify that your login is genuine each time you log into Webmail, Outlook, connect@LBS and Canvas off-campus. If you have not registered, will not be able to access the above systems off-campus.

What do I need to do?
Click on this registration link and follow the quick guide to register. It takes only a few minutes, so please complete this as soon as possible.

We strongly recommend you use the Mobile App as your default method as it is the quickest and most convenient way to verify. You’ll receive a notification to your phone once a day when signing in and you have to simply click 'approve'. 

What if I don't want to use the Mobile App?
Click here on instructions on how to set up your mobile phone number to receive a text message instead. Please do not use the 'Office phone' option.

How do I find out more?
For more information on 2FA, managing your security settings and FAQs visit

If you experience any issues that are not covered in the quick guides and FAQs, please contact IT Support.