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Accessing sensitive data remotely from home or public machines

  • Consider using a VPN (for example our OpenVPN service), particularly if you are using wireless in a public place - public wireless points are often less secure than those at home or within the University.
  • When using a machine you do not manage (in an internet cafe, for example):
    • You must avoid accessing sensitive data on such a machine.
  • When using a home machine you share with others:
    • You must use a separate user account that other individuals have no access to
    • Please run antivirus.
  • Encryption:

We recommend reading the University's Information Security pages.

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