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UMass Amherst IT urges members of the campus community to secure their computers, guard against online fraud, and protect personal and University data. Our resources can help.

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month!

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Protect Your Computer

  1. Use anti-virus software (It's free!)

  2. Update your computer's software and operating system Windows | Macintosh

  3. Use anti-malware software (Free, too!)

  4. Change your passwords with daylight savings

  5. Use eduroam for your campus wireless connection


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