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Learn more about Duo Multi-Factor Authentication, Global Protect VPN, email security, and other IT security topics.

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Collecting and Applying Your InCommon Issued S/MIME Certificate

This is a step-by-step guide to collecting and applying your InCommon issued S/MIME certificate to enable secure-email.

Configuration of GlobalProtect for ITS managed machines (Sept 1 – Sept 5)

Summary of actions necessary for ITS managed Mac/Windows computers and the upgrade to the GlobalProtect VPN from Viscosity.

FA&O June 2021 Phishing Test

June 2021 FA&O Phish Test

February 2021 Phishing Test

This article goes over the red flags from the February 2021 phishing test.

Global Protect - Mac VPN Installation and Troubleshooting Guide

Installation, troubleshooting, and background for Mines' Remote Access (VPN).

How to protect yourself from phishing and viruses

Attackers and scammers often look for ways to steal email addresses, passwords, and other sensitive information.

Mac - Install Microsoft Defender ATP on a Personal Mac Machine

Instructions to install the antivirus software Microsoft Defender ATP for Endpoints on a personal Mac computer.

March 2021 FA&O Phishing Test

This article goes over the red flags from the March 2021 FA&O phishing test.

March 2021 Student Phishing Test

This article goes over the red flags from the March 2021 Student phishing test.

PC - Install Microsoft Defender ATP on a Personal Windows Machine

Instructions to install the updated Microsoft Defender ATP for Endpoints on a personal pc computer.

Phish Alert Button

Guide to using the Phish Alert button that you may see in Exchange Online, Outlook, or MyMail.

Protect Yourself from Support Scams/Scareware

Defining what a support scam is and what to do if there is a possible support scam.

Staff & Faculty July 2021 Phishing Test

Red flags of the Staff & Faculty July 2021 Phishing test.

Step-by-Step: How to harden Windows 10 Defender to provide greater security.

How to harden Windows 10 Defender to provide greater security.

Step-by-Step: How to use Microsoft Windows Security (Windows Defender) to scan your Windows 10 computer.

How to use Microsoft Windows Security (Windows Defender) to scan your Windows 10 computer.

What is the SOC?

The Security Operation Center (SOC) monitors, assesses, and defends against cybersecurity threats on the Mines’ network.