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Q5 Safe & Secure Vocabulary

1. Basics

Key Vocabulary

AUP (Acceptable Use Policy):  AUP is a document that outlines a set of rules to be followed by users on a network or website.

Password: A password is a secret word or phrase that is used to identify a user in order to gain admission to an account, also sometimes called a passcode.

SSO (Single Sign-on): SSO refers to something that is frequently used by school districts that lets a student log in only once to access different resources provided by the district and helps protect users and their accounts.

Two-factor Authentication (2FA): 2FA refers to the use of two factors to access your account online. It could be your password AND a special code and will make sure that the person logging into your account is really you.

Username: The username is a name that uniquely identifies someone on a computer system.

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