Wake Forest University uses Cisco Umbrella, a secure DNS redirection tool that protects a user from accessing known malicious content.
Federal law requires us to inform students of the possible consequences of copyright infringement as outlined by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)
Available to Faculty and Staff – CrashPlan is an automated online backup solution for data stored on your primary WFU-issued computer. Your data is automatically backed up on a periodic basis and can be recovered easily in the event of computer failure.
Files and data can be lost through viruses, accidental deletion, hardware failure, or theft of the computer. Backups will reduce the impact of such occurrences.
The University manages encryption with Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) on University desktop computers and laptop computers used by faculty and staff.
The use of two-factor authentication to prove one’s identity is based on the premise that an unauthorized actor is unlikely to be able to supply both factors required for access.
Policies and security standards for computing at WFU
Essential information for staying secure on the WFU campus. Protect your data, your identity, and institutional integrity.
Check out our recommended solutions for avoiding viruses and spyware.
Virtual Private Network software, commonly referred to as VPN, protects users on unsecure networks by encrypting data communicated over the Internet. Faculty, staff, and students can download and install VPN software here.