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  • Malicious Site Blocked - Cisco Umbrella FAQ

    Wake Forest University uses Cisco Umbrella, a secure DNS redirection tool that protects a user from accessing known malicious content, such as: Phish...

    Last modified on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:27 AM
  • Encryption on University-Managed Computers

    The University manages encryption with Microsoft BitLocker Administration and Monitoring (MBAM) on University desktop computers and laptop computers used by...

    Last modified on Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:46 AM
  • Unlocking a WFU-issued computer using a BitLocker recovery key

    All Windows computers issued to WFU faculty and staff are protected by BitLocker encryption.  You may encounter an error upon startup requesting the BitLo...

    Last modified on Mon, Oct 14, 2019 at 10:27 AM
  • Protect your personal identity and account data (students)

    Phishing (fraudulent messages appearing to come from legitimate sources) has become a popular way, using email and messages, to attempt to steal your person...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 2:28 PM
  • Virus and Malware Removal Tools and Tips

    Cisco AMP The antivirus software on Wake Forest University issued Windows and Apple computers is Cisco’s Advanced Malware Protection (AMP) or Amp for...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 2:15 PM
  • Data Classification

    Why is data classification important? At any institution, people are both the greatest asset and the greatest threat to data security. Mishandling data, in...

    Last modified on Tue, Jul 23, 2019 at 2:32 PM
  • Who is Infosec and when do I need to contact them?

    Meet the Infosec Team  Infosec stands for “Information Security”. This team exists within Information Systems to serve the Wake Forest community by establ...

    Last modified on Tue, Sep 24, 2019 at 1:52 PM