Legitimate Email from Fordham IT (AccessIT ID Password Expiration)

The following is a real message from Fordham IT informing you of a pending password
expiration of your AccessIT ID. The email will be sent to your Fordham e-mail address and
from the account: infosec@fordham.edu. The email will be addressed to your full name, First
and Last name as recorded in the University’s system of record. If you have any questions or concerns about this email’s legitimacy please feel free to contact
the University Help Desk at (718) 817-3999 or via email: helpdesk@fordham.edu.

To: your_e-mail_address@fordham.edu
From: infosec@fordham.edu
Subject: Your AccessIT ID Password Is Expiring
Dear Last Name, First Name:
You are receiving this message because your AccessIT ID password is
about to expire on XX/XX/20XX. Please go to the Fordham University
portal to initiate your password change. Once the password expires you
will be unable to log in. If your password does expire you can still reset
your password using the instructions below.
Password has not yet expired:
1. Manually type the following URL into a web browser:
portal.fordham.edu
2. Click the link "Manage Your AccessIT ID"
3. Log in to the Fordham Identity Manager with your current AccessIT ID
and password
4. Click "Change Password"
5. Enter a new password as instructed and click "Continue"
Password has already expired or you forgot your password:
1. Manually type the following URL into a web browser:
portal.fordham.edu
2. Click the link "Having problems logging in? Click here."
3. Click the link "3. Forgot your Password?"
4. Enter your AccessIT ID and click the Submit button
5. Enter the answers to your previously defined challenge questions and
select Login
6. Enter a new password as instructed and click "Change Password"
Should you feel you have received this message in error, please contact the
University Help Desk at 718-817-3999 or via e-mail to:
helpdesk@fordham.edu to assist you.
For more information about this password change requirement, please visit
the Fordham University IT Security Web Site: www.fordham.edu/itsecurity
Please note that whenever you change your password, the expiration period
is reset for another 90 days. This means that you must go through this
process within 90 days from each password reset.
Thank you,
Shannon Ortiz
Fordham University Information Security Office
Director of IT Security

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