The Internet makes it easy to shop, bank, and communicate online, but it also puts you at risk for identity theft. By using some basic precautions, you can reduce the odds of being a victim.
Updates & Maintenance:
The first line of defense in keeping your computer as secure as possible is through regular software updates and routine system maintenance to help avoid data loss, new viruses, and other potential risks. Students accessing the Internet in our dorms are required by our Clean Access system to perform updates prior to gaining network access.
Using the Internet is a convenient way to stay in touch with friends and family, browse and shop, get help with homework, and more. Learn how to help protect yourself while still enjoying everything the Internet has to offer.
Spyware and other unwanted software refers to software that performs certain tasks on your computer, typically without your consent. This may include giving you advertising or collecting personal information about you. Learn more about the symptoms of spyware and other unwanted software and how you can help protect your computer.
Protection of both university and student electronic resources is a priority of Information Technology. Information Technology has defined policies regarding the appropriate usage of technology at the university. These have been developed to ensure effective operations of our computing environments. Faculty, staff and students are responsible for the ongoing protection of our resources. Below are useful links to familiarize yourself with some of these requirements.
Policies and Procedures
Digital Millennium Copyright Act Violations
- Disabling Peer to Peer File Sharing
- DMCA Information