Antivirus @ MTUIn recent years McAfee, the former anti-virus solution for campus, had been falling behind its competitors. Starting in 2012, IT began looking at alternative solutions for both University owned computers and for home users. After comparing the available products, we have decided to implement Microsoft's security solution for both groups of machines. The existing agreement with McAfee will end on December 13th, 2013, at which point current installations will cease to update. Microsoft Security Essentials can be downloaded, free of charge, for home users at the following site:
The best way to protect yourself is to secure your computer system to keep you from getting into situations that put you and/or your data at risk. The following tools will help you do just that.
MTU Security Polices
As the need for computer security becomes more important at Michigan Tech, it would be a good idea to refresh your knowledge of all the policies, procedures, and rules which govern information use and computer use.
Red Hat Network Proxy
Configuration instructions for using MTU's Red Hat Network Proxy.