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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: Phishing...

    Last modified on Fri, Aug 13, 2021 4:04 PM
  • 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 Wed, May 12, 2021 3:13 PM
  • 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 Fri, Jun 4, 2021 3:31 PM
  • 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 2:28 PM
  • Virus and Malware Removal Tools and Tips

    Cisco Secure Endpoint The antivirus software on Wake Forest University issued Windows and Apple computers is Cisco Secure Endpoint.  To run a scan in Wi...

    Last modified on Wed, Sep 14, 2022 9:44 AM
  • 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 2:32 PM
  • Update your Devices

    Why Should I Install Updates? Software updates perform a number of important tasks. They are available for both our operating system and individual softwa...

    Last modified on Tue, Sep 27, 2022 3:07 PM