When students register their computer on the network, we require that they have a virus scanner that is up-to-date, and the latest security patches from Windows Update are installed on their computer (including Service Pack 2). However, the virus scanner definitions and the security patches will soon be out-dated, because there are always new viruses and security risks being created in order to compromise Windows computers.
We recommend you take the following measures to keep your computer secure. Click the title for more information and detailed instructions.
Stay current on Windows updates
Keep your virus scanner up-to-date
Set secure Windows passwords
Disable open and writable shares
Use the Windows firewall
When computers are registered on the network, we strongly suggest that Macintosh computers have an up-to-date virus scanner and are current on the latest Apple Updates. There are always new viruses and security risks created, so taking additional steps to secure your computer is recommended.
We recommend you take the following measures to keep your Macintosh computer secure. Click the title for more information and detailed instructions.