Posts tagged with security


September 1, 2011 1:53 pm

Windows XP/Vista: Turning on Automatic Updates

To join the Bates Wireless Network you need to turn on your Windows Automatic Update. This is highly recommended for…


September 1, 2011 1:17 pm

Updating Anti-Virus Programs

Bradford Persistent Agent grants temporary internet access to allow updating of Sophos anti-virus software definition files.  Click the link to obtain the…


September 1, 2011 1:01 pm

Requesting Your S/MIME Certificate

Open Firefox NOTE: If you have already configured a master password in Firefox, skip to Step 4. From within Firefox…


August 31, 2011 8:36 pm

Protecting Yourself On The Internet

A. Cookies: Cookies are little pieces of information that web sites store on your computer. B. Common scams: “phishing” Banks…


August 31, 2011 8:34 pm

Protecting Your Information

A. At the office: Never give your Bates password to anyone. It can be used to look at confidential information…


August 31, 2011 8:32 pm

Protecting Your Computer

A. Administrative password: Put a secure administrative password on own computer (Some viruses are now set to guess passwords and…


August 31, 2011 7:16 pm

Macintosh: Changing Keychain Login to New Network Password

Annual network password change can necessitate changing your keychain login password in order to unlock the file on a macintosh that…


August 31, 2011 7:15 pm

Locking a Macintosh Screen

When you step away from your Macintosh, it is advisable to have the screen locked, so that the Mac prompts…