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Security :: Real-time Black Lists (RBLs)

Real-time Black Lists (RBLs) are lists of IP addresses known to regularly send spam. Several such lists are maintained by different organizations concerned about the proliferation of spam. Internet Service Providers make use of these lists in order to prevent spam from known sources from reaching their customers, and the license fees they pay for the use of the lists pays for the ongoing research needed to keep the lists updated.

Wireless :: Security Requirements

Humboldt State University uses network access control (NAC) software to provide more secure and reliable network access for everyone on campus. This means that, when you first request to connect to the wireless network, you will be asked to download and install a small software program called the SafeConnect PolicyKey.

Wireless :: Wireless Security FAQs

What are you looking for?

The Client Security Agent (CSA) will scan your computer, looking for the following things:

Security :: Approved Antivirus Software

Antivirus (AV) software protects computers and mobile devices from being infected by viruses, spyware, worms, Trojans, and a long list of other malware that can damage data or steal your identity. In order to protect data on every other computer connected to the Humboldt State University networks, you must have an up-to-date virus protection product installed on your personal computer before you are permitted to connect to the campus wired and wireless networks.

Security :: Single Sign-on Security

Your HSU User Name and Password together provide an efficient, secure way to access computer-based resources on campus. Using this unique combination of identifiers enables students, staff, and faculty to log in to any campus system using the same credentials without lowering the level of security applied to the information stored on those systems.

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