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The number of cyber threats to your computers, accounts, and information keeps growing every day. In order to help educate the MSU community about the types of threats in the wild UIT is hosting a new online Information Security Training Series for faculty and staff.

To learn more about the cyber threats targeting MSU employees please visit:

What YOU can do!

Install and use AntiVirus! Vulnerable computers place MSU's information at risk. Keeping your computer safe is the first line of defense to protect all of us!

  • Always install and use AntiVirus software, even on Macs.
  • Always be suspicious of email attachments.
  • Always update add-on applications like Java and Flash.
  • Always apply operating system patches immediately!

McAfee AntiVirus software is free for all MSU-owned and student computers.

Download McAfee at http://www.montana.edu/uit/mcafee/index.html. Follow these configuration instructions: