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computing:policies:network_connection [2015/10/07 15:45]
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computing:policies:network_connection [2016/04/15 17:21] (current)
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   - **Data Security**   - **Data Security**
     - For any Windows or Macintosh computers which you connect to the School network:     - For any Windows or Macintosh computers which you connect to the School network:
-      - You **must** install the Bigfix software agent, which will enable us to push required security updates to your computer. Please see our [[computing:​policies:​bigfix:​home|Bigfix information page]] for more details. 
       - You **must** install and run antivirus software.       - You **must** install and run antivirus software.
       - You **must** install firewall software and configure it to prevent unrestricted connections.       - You **must** install firewall software and configure it to prevent unrestricted connections.
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     * Personal laptops are not eligible for wired network connections. The University does provide wireless networks, which they may use.     * Personal laptops are not eligible for wired network connections. The University does provide wireless networks, which they may use.
  
-Some more information about available options for antivirus and firewall software can be found here: [[computing:​software:​antivirus]] 
  
 ===== Exception mechanism ===== ===== Exception mechanism =====
  
-If you cannot meet the above criteria, or do not wish to install the Bigfix client or antivirus software, your computer must be placed on a separate protected network segment. For example, you may have a lab data acquisition or control system, where a software update and reboot may be unacceptable. You must declare that such a system will not be used to store or process any University private data. By default, it may not receive incoming network connections,​ and will be given limited access to the following School resources:+If you cannot meet the above criteria, or do not wish to install the required ​antivirus software, your computer must be placed on a separate protected network segment. For example, you may have a lab data acquisition or control system, where a software update and reboot may be unacceptable. You must declare that such a system will not be used to store or process any University private data. By default, it may not receive incoming network connections,​ and will be given limited access to the following School resources:
  
   * School web sites, mail services, and secure shell.   * School web sites, mail services, and secure shell.
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