Protect your computer and Cornell's network from viruses.
Increase chances of finding your lost or stolen laptop.
Install FrontDoor Software.
Keep everything you do online private. No snoopers!
Use eduroam secure Wi-Fi.
NetID Password Protection
Prepare to reset your password easily if it's forgotten or stolen.
Set your security questions.
Make sure your smartphone and tablet are also more secure.
Apply best practices to your mobile devices.
Wherever you are and whatever device you're using (computer, tablet, smartphone, etc.), always practice risk prevention to minimize the chances of theft or compromise.
Whenever your computer is connected to the Internet, it is under constant attack by criminals seeking to steal information, send spam emails, distribute illicit material, and attack other computers. Always practice Internet safety to avoid malicious software, internet fraud, and invasions of your privacy.
See Securing Your Computer to learn about setting strong passwords, keeping software up to date, and more. By keeping your computer secure, you are helping to protect all of Cornell's systems, including our networks and other people's computers and devices.
All campus systems used to conduct university business must follow baseline IT security requirements outlined in Securing Your Computer.