If you are attempting to use VPN on your Arcadia-issued Mac, please contact the help desk to have them install FortiClient for you.
Security Tips for Working Remotely
When working it is important to take a few simple steps to protect yourself. These information security steps will help you get started in protecting your accounts and devices.
When getting online, only use a trusted wireless network, such as your password protected home wireless network. If you are away from home and need to use the internet, use your cellular data plan on your phone or connect your laptop to the mobile hotspot on your phone. However, if you need to use a network that is not a trusted home network, follow these tips before connecting to a Free / Public wireless network to make sure you are protecting yourself and your data.
Install antivirus on your computer before using internet resources. The computer issued to you by Arcadia University has antivirius software installed for you. If you need antivirus software on your personal computer, click here for a list of free antivirus software.
Ensure that no confidential data is shared via email unless it is encrypted. Have questions about how to encrypt your email? Contact the Help Desk!
If you need to access sensitive University data, connect to the VPN to secure your internet connection. More information about VPN can be found in the VPN section of this page.
Confirm that the websites you are accessing are secure by looking for the lock icon next to a websites URL.
Never share your Password with anyone. Remember: The Arcadia University IT Help Desk will NEVER ask you for your password.