February 28, 2018

New UW network enhancements reduce risk, may impact off-campus users

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New security enhancements will protect your personal and University data from an increasing number of malicious attacks. Starting April 24, 2018, you must use an authorized UW or UW Medicine secure virtual private network (VPN) before accessing UW resources from off-campus through a remote desktop or file-sharing application. Options include the free Husky OnNet service for current students, faculty and staff, or a departmental VPN. Not sure what a VPN is or if this applies to you? Read more.