Safe Computing

Overview To protect your computer from viruses and other malware, you can use anti-virus and anti-spyware software, make sure your auto-update and firewall settings are properly configured, and develop a general awareness of how to keep your computer safe. BUMC IT helps by providing site-licensed software, instructions for choosing safe settings on your computer, and assistance with virus detection and removal.
Available To Students, Faculty, Researchers, Staff, Departments, New/Incoming Students
Benefits Personal computers can be infected by viruses and spyware; once infected, your computer’s security and your own identity and financial information can easily come under attack. There are a few simple steps you can — and should — take to keep your computer safe and secure.
Key Features
  • To download McAfee VirusScan, our site-licensed anti-virus software, you need a current BU login name and Kerberos password.
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