Computer and Information Security

The University's computer networks are designed to facilitate the exchange of scholarly information while keeping information about employees, students, alumni, and other people as secure as possible.

You are responsible for configuring your own computer and other devices to ensure that you comply with University policies. If you do not follow these policies, you may be subject to fines and/or your network access may be terminated.

This site can help you learn more about the tools you can use and best practices you can follow to use the UD network safely and securely.

UD-IT Security News

Cyber attacks hit British Airways, Github and Slack

BBC reports on three very recent data breaches (March 30, 2015)

Latest SANS Ouch! newsletter: Passphrases

The SANS April 2015 Ouch! newsletter talks about selecting a strong passphrase instead of just a password. Read more »

Explore IT Security


Learn how to connect securely to UD resources and keep your devices and accounts safe.


Learn how to identify and protect data within a unit by applying security policies, tools, and practices.


Learn how to identify and protect data when dealing with education records, research, and other information.