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Quick Tips to Keep You Safe Online

Protect yourself and your virtual identity with better passwords, system updates, security software, phishing and spam detection skills, and more. Start learning how you can improve your safety with these videos from BYU's Office of Information Security.
BeSafe at BYU - Intro

Helpful Guides

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Passwords

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Identity

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Phishing

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Security Software

Protect your computer with security software, and remember to update frequently.

Sophos Enterprise

Sophos Enterprise is available for BYU OWNED computers only and is available at software.byu.edu.

Sophos Home

Sophos Home is provided for home computers by Sophos, the company that provides our enterprise security software.

Microsoft Security

Microsoft Security software is built into computer systems using Windows 8 and above.



Learn About Duo Two-Factor Verification


DUO TWO-FACTOR VERIFICATION


Two-factor verification adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like your phone or other mobile device) prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.

Learn More About Duo

What is Two-Factor Authentication? (2FA)

Learn More to Protect Yourself

Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your devices with tips and resources from the National Cyber Security Alliance.