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  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security is a program...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security is a program...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced with EDR and Sophos Home are replacing McAfee Endpoint Security at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. These...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced with EDR is replacing McAfee Endpoint Security at UMass Amherst. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Windows These instructions are only for self-managed,...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced with EDR is replacing McAfee Endpoint Security at UMass Amherst. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Windows These instructions are only for self-managed,...
  • This is draft documentation for the new Information Security Policy. We are actively developing this content and are soliciting feedback on it. Institutional Information and Research Data Categorization Examples Information is valued using considerations such as who can see it (confidentiality),...
  • This is draft documentation for the new Information Security Policy. We are actively developing this content and are soliciting feedback on it. Information and Information System Data Categorization Processes The general process for categorizing information and research data, categorizing...
  • Spirion is a program that locates sensitive data (e.g., Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers) on desktops, laptops, servers, and other media. Spirion helps you inventory the sensitive data on your devices, making it easier to secure or remove data, and take the appropriate steps in case of...
  • This is draft documentation for the new Information Security Policy. We are actively developing this content and are soliciting feedback on it. The university owns all IT accounts, including NetID.  These accounts are created and provisioned to users for the purposes of accessing university IT...
  • We are actively developing this content and are soliciting feedback on it. What is IT Architecture? IT Architecture is a recognized area of focus aligned with the campus IT strategic plan. High-level long-term goals include: Materializing and sustaining a campus Information Technology...
  • DO: Treat your laptop and smart phone like cash. Leaving your laptop or mobile device unattended in plain sight is as tempting for thieves as leaving a wad of bills in the open. Always keep your electronics in a secure spot to deter theft.  Register your device with the...
  • Spirion is a program that locates sensitive data (e.g., Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers) on desktops, laptops, servers, and other media, helping you secure or remove this data. Use these instructions to install UMass Amherst IT’s version of Spirion, customized especially for UMass...
  • Spirion is a program that locates sensitive data (e.g., Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers) on desktops, laptops, servers, and other media, helping you secure or remove this data. Use these instructions to install UMass Amherst IT’s version of Spirion, customized especially for UMass...
  • These pages provide step-by-step instructions for setting up passwords that restrict access to your computer and your documents. Guidelines for creating effective passwords are also included. To learn more about data security, see our Information Security Tips. Password Guidelines Consider...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Use Malware Removal Software Malware...
  • There are several steps you can take to protect against phishing: If you receive a suspicious email Do not reply, even if you recognize the sender as a well-known business or financial institution. If you have an account with this institution, contact them directly and ask them to verify the...
  • The following are instructions designed to guide you through removing the Enterprise edition of McAfee Endpoint Security from self-managed, university-owned machines running Mac OS only.  Note: If your computer is managed by UMass Amherst IT, do not attempt to remove the client on your own. Please...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Get Started If your computer is...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Get Started If your computer is showing...
  • UMail will be retired in 2019 as it has reach end-of-life and will no longer be supported. Graduate students can switch to Google Mail in spring 2019. Faculty and staff will receive additional information in summer/fall 2019. To report phishing messages, submit them as an attachment to the address...

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