How to Use Okta Verify for Secure Log In

Mass General Brigham uses Okta Verify as a second factor authentication for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled substances as well as Secure Log In to MGB Applications.

It can be used anytime, although it is ideal when working: 

  • Remote/Off-site access to MGB applications
  • In areas with limited or no internet service or poor cell phone coverage, or when traveling internationally
  • When ePrescribing Controlled Substances in Epic

Okta Verify

  • Uses Push Notification and does not require you to enter any codes or numbers.
  • Allows you to verify your identity by an app on your mobile device
  • Is available for iOS and Android devices
  • Can only be linked to one device at a time
    • If you need to register a new device, please follow the enrollment instructions.

How to set up Okta Verify

  • See the attachments below



Go to KB0034393 in the IS Service Desk

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