What you need to know about
The wireless network uses radio frequency signals to connect and
anyone can eavesdrop on your network usage. This means that someone
can potentially see your user name and password and whatever else
you may be working on. The SU wireless network uses encryption only
when you log into the network giving you a secure transmission and
will continue to be secure on the wireless network. If you open
another page using any web browser it is important that you check to
make sure that the site does offer encryption. You can tell if a
site is encrypted by checking to see if there is a padlock present
in the bottom right corner of the browser.
Before trying to connect to the network you will need to have
installed some type of anti-virus software onto your computer.
Keeping your computer secure and free from viruses is of utmost
importance! Computers that become infected with viruses will
compromise the network and will be denied service to the network.
Antivirus software is available at no cost for all University-owned
computers. Administration, faculty,
staff and students are asked to be responsible for antivirus
software for their personal computers. To ensure that your computer is secured you
Steps To Secure A PC and follow the recommendations listed
You should also install software for removing spyware. Spyware is
unwanted software that performs certain behaviors on your computer,
such as advertising, collecting personal information, or changing
the configuration of your computer, without obtaining your consent.
for Security Download Center
To also ensure the safety of your computer you should visit
Microsoft Security Page
and the TNS Network Security Services page.
You should create bookmarks to these links
to visit the site frequently to find out the latest
information security and anti-virus protection.