Keep virus protection upto date. The
University provides and installs antivirus on all college owned computers and servers. We provide
free antivirus for student machines as well.
Keep your system up to date. Information Technologies performs regular patching of college owned systems. Personal machines should have Windows Update set to automatic updates.
Use spyware and spam blocking.
Only install known products. Many free software programs contain malicious code. Do not install "free" add ons. "Helpful" free toolbars often cause computer problems and security issues.