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Useful Tools

  • ArchPass - add a layer of security when you access the VPN. ArchPass is also used to access specified UGA restricted and sensitive systems (authorization required.)
  • Remote Access VPN - access on-campus resources from off-campus locations. Both general and restricted access to the VPN require ArchPass. Additional authorization is needed for restricted access.
  • SendFiles - send and receive sensitive and/or large files securely.
  • PAWS-Secure - encrypted on-campus wireless with one-time sign-on.
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan - protect your UGA-owned computer from virus and web-based threats.
  • Other tools

Important Topics

  • Phishing - cyber criminals want your MyID and password, because it provides access to valuable resources. Don't fall for e-mail scams designed to get your MyID and password.
  • Fresh Phish - examples of recent phishing attacks on campus.

Rules to Know

  • SecureUGA - required online awareness training for faculty and staff.
  • Policies on the Use of Computers - outlines prohibited, unacceptable uses of University computing and networking resources.
  • FERPA information - official contacts and links regarding student records privacy at UGA.
  • Other policies and regulations - the University has other policies regarding privacy, security, and acceptable use.
  • Ask a question - understanding how various policies and regulations apply to your position can be confusing, so ask for help if you need it.

Security Awareness Resources

  • SecureUGA - new employees can log in to take the training. SecureUGA is accessible through the UGA eLearning Commons. You must provide your MyID and password for access.
  • Security Awareness — resources to help increase security awareness.