Security & Authentication

Last updated: October 3, 2022
  • Access management
    Define and manage access policies to provide their users access to online data, resources, and applications.
  • Authenticate your users
    Implement authentication properly, which depends on your user community and the technologies used to deliver services.
  • Network security for printers
    Printers that will connect to UW networks must be set up for security.
  • Securing your computer
    Help your computer protect your privacy, UW data, network devices and more. Know how to fight viruses and malware.
  • Sophos Anti-Virus
    Anti-virus clients designed to detect and remove viruses and malicious software from your computer or laptop.

From other sections

The topics below are related to Security & Authentication:

  • Create and use UW NetIDs
    UW’s credential to verify identity online, provide information security and authorize access to UW resources.
  • Password Manager
    Browser-based enterprise password management tool for automating use of more secure passwords.
  • Two-factor authentication (2FA)
    Adds a critical layer of security with UW NetID sign-in, beyond passwords. Your 2FA device helps prove it’s really you.
  • Protecting your email
    What the UW does and what you can do to protect your email.