Information Security

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Collecting and Applying Your InCommon Issued S/MIME Certificate

This is a step-by-step guide to collecting and applying your InCommon issued S/MIME certificate to enable secure-email.

DUO and Script Blockers

CCIT has found script blockers in Browsers make it look like the user is being challenged by DUO even if they are not enrolled.

MFA Self-Service Enrollment Walk-through

This document will quickly walk-through the self-service enrollment process for MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication) available at The vendor being used to provide this service to Mines is Duo Security.

Mines Emergency Alert (MEA) System

To report an emergency, call 9-1-1. The Mines Emergency Alerts (MEA) System keeps you informed in the event of a campus emergency. This system is an emergency notification service that allows university officials to quickly communicate emergency messages to students, faculty, and staff via cell phone text and voice messages, and on-campus email and phone messages.

What is multi-factor authentication (MFA)? How do I request it?

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) makes accounts more secure by requiring approval via a second method (generally a mobile phone) to log into particular, critical services. DUO is the system by which Mines allows for multi-factor authentication. Use this Request Service to order new activations, FOB keys, or hardware tokens. To report lost / stolen devices or if you need a temporary bypass, please use the MFA Issues Form.

Re-synchronizing your Duo Fob

On occasion, your Duo hardware fob device might become out-of-sync with what Duo expects. The symptoms of this is the frustrating, "Invalid code" message and the failure of your login attempt. It is easy to fix, however.