Information Resources & Technology (IRT)

How to Secure Your Information

First Steps

Your first step in ensuring your own computer security on the Stanford University Network should be proper setup and prevention. Here's how to set up:

Next Steps: Forming Good Computing Habits

Be proactive in protecting your information; starting good habits now can mean averting disaster later. Here are some easy (and necessary!) things you can do now, without waiting for an emergency.

Stanford Information and Research

As we are at a School of Medicine, we have two kinds of information which must have extra layers of security: student/university information, and health/patient information. Be aware of how to deal with these special categories of information.



If you have any other computer security questions or concerns, see our Information Security Services FAQ, or contact the IRT Service Desk at 5-8000.

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