The Cyber Defense Departments' mission is to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from cyber-related incidents impacting Augusta University and Augusta University Health System data & assets. Additionally, Cyber Defense strives to train, educate and inform the enterprise of current threats to keep our environment safe.
* You may request VPN through your departmental Security Authority. Additionally, VPN access requires multifactor authentication process.
Long term VPN access for contractors
Contractors (usually on premise) requiring long term access to enterprise resources such email, IM and shared folders and application access.
Note: The Security Authority will need to request any additional service/application access for the new NetID through Service Now. Vendor accounts are granted access for a maximum of 180 days. The Security Authority may request reactivation of account by contacting the Service Desk. ISO approval is not required for reactivations.
Short term VPN access for vendors
Vendors requiring short term VPN access to a single system (IP address).
Note: Vendor accounts are granted access for a maximum of 180 days. The Security Authority may request reactivation of account by contacting the Service Desk. Cybersecurity approval is not required for reactivations.
Who is my Security Authority?
You can go to Who is my SA to find out your Security Authority.
Appoint a Security Authority
Only department managers may appoint the security authority and you must correct department head and number to complete Security Authority Agreement Form.
DUO Two-Factor Authentication adds an extra layer of mandatory security to our AU systems. The Cyber Defense Team recommends that you enable DUO PUSH as your standard DUO setting.
Duo Push is an authentication request you’ll receive as a notification on your smartphone. Overall, it’s quicker, easier, more secure and could be cheaper than receiving text messages or phone calls.
It's quicker than a text or a phone call
It's more secure