Network and Security
Computer Use at IU
By logging into an IU computer, you agree to the IU User Privileges and Responsibilities policy.
Online Safety and Security
The cyber world is a dangerous place. Here are just a few ways you can use keep yourself safe online:
- Secure your mobile device.
- Stay safe on social media.
- Report a phishing scam.
- Share files responsibly.
- Prevent identity theft.
Identity Finder is a tool to help prevent identity theft. It is available to students, faculty, and staff. It can search for, protect, and dispose of personal information stored on your computer, file shares, or external media. This information includes credit card numbers, bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, birthdates, passwords, driver's license numbers, addresses, passports, employee identification numbers, maiden names, or other data you determine.
- For details, see At IU, how can I acquire Identity Finder, and which editions are available?
- For help installing and upgrading Identity Finder, see At IU, how do I install and upgrade Identity Finder?
- For help using Identity Finder, see How do I use Identity Finder?
All buildings on the IU Southeast campus, along with most outdoor spaces, are equipped with Wi-Fi access called IU Secure. To set up your wireless connection, visit support locations in US100, CV112, or US212. You may also visit IUware and download the IU Secure client under Network & Printing.
A virtual private network (VPN) allows you to temporarily create or join a private network across an existing public network by creating an encrypted tunnel between two hosts. The encryption protects the data your computer or mobile device transmits and receives over the Internet, enabling secure remote access to restricted online resources.
- Learn more about VPN at IU.