Frequently Asked Questions - Security :: Software

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Good antivirus or Internet security suite software packages will do a good job of keeping malware and hackers out of your computer. HSU's email system is GMail, which incorporates strong anti-spam and anti-phishing capabilities, so that's taken care of. You should have a firewall enabled - Windows systems will not be allowed to connect to the wireless network unless the Windows Firewall is enabled.

There is a section on the HSU website called Security: What You Need to Know; it's a good idea to familiarize yourself with this section - it's really a short, practical guide to protecting your privacy and confidential information, as well as that of others on the network, while you're at HSU.

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