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Security Checklist general security tips

Downloads and File Sharing > what you should and should not do

Encrypt Files > password protect and encrypt documents for transit or storage

Lock My Mac > enable the ability to lock your Mac when you are away

Microsoft Security Center

Security Essentials Safety Scanner

Social Networking how to be safe on websites like Facebook
Facebook > check your privacy and security settings

Password  > select a good password

Phishing > what to look for when you receive an email phish

Traveling > what you should know when traveling  

Shopping and Banking > how to be careful when managing your financial information


Mobile Checklist > tips for mobile devices

FCC Smartphone Security Checker
FCC Report Stolen Smartphone

Smartphone Security Checklist (pdf)
Mobile Security Guide for Health Information
Find My iPhone

Find My iPhone locate iPhones, iPads, iPods, and computers
SeekDroid - find your Android


OS updates - Windows | Mac
Web browser plug-in version checks

Qualys BrowserCheck
Oracle Verify Plugin

Web browser plug-in updates

Oracle Java
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Flash
Uninstall Java - Tool to remove Java
Disable Java - How to disable Java in your web browser

Anti-Virus Software Download 

ONLY for current faculty, staff institutionally-owned computers and personal student computers.

Public Resources: > National Cyber Security Alliance’s (NCSA) campaign for information security awareness > Led by the NCSA, in conjunction with the private, government, and non-profit sectors, campaign for information security awareness > Part of the Stop.Think.Connect campaign: Follow these six simple steps to gain peace of mind and more control over your online security > FTC’s one-stop resource for identity theft information

Free Credit Report > FTC’s resource for privacy, identity, and online security


System Status

  • Apple has recently released their new operating system for iMacs called Mojave.  Until we’ve had a chance to run the new OS through our vetting process, we would strongly encourage you to hold off upgrading your computers for the time being.  We will let you know once we feel confident that our network, tools and software will work properly with Mojave. 

  • Need help connecting to Wi-Fi? Click here!

  • We are currently investigating reported difficulty accessing the LC Secure wireless network. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

  • Departmental printing is now being handled by the Lewis & Clark Print Center.  The Print Center is happy to take care of your print requests!  Give them a call at x7768 for assistance.

  • The IT Service Desk has implemented a phone tree to better service the campus community.  Please listen to the new prompts the next time you call x7225.

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