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Network & Wifi

UW network and wired and wireless configuration articles.

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WyoSecure (VPN) & Security

UW IT provides the Wyosecure VPN or virtual private network to allow off-campus users access to certain internal UW resources that are protected behind the University's firewall. Examples of protected resources include sensitive data such as student and personnel information and medical and financial records. Below is an overview of the different VPN connections available and the access level each provides. There are different types of VPN connections and each one gives a different level of access. Below is an overview, followed by more detailed information on each connection type.

UW Wifi (Wireless Network)

Information about the UW network and connecting devices

Firewall

Information Technology has installed a firewall device between the campus network and the Internet. The firewall provides greater security for the campus network from the escalating attacks of hackers. The firewall isolates the campus network from the outside Internet while allowing campus users to access the Internet.

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Finding the IP and MAC address on iOS

Information on how to find the IP and Mac address on iOS

Finding the IP and MAC address on Windows

Information on finding your IP and MAC address

Securely Erase All Data From Internal Hard Drives

This document is intended to assist in the secure removal of data from internal hard.