Quick Tips to Keep You Safe Online

Protect yourself and your virtual identity with better passwords, system updates, security software, phishing and spam detection skills, and more. Start learning how you can improve your safety with these videos from BYU's Office of Information Technology.

Security Software

Protect your computer with security software, and remember to update frequently.

Sophos Enterprise

Sophos Enterprise is available for BYU OWNED computers only and is available at software.byu.edu.

Sophos Home

Sophos Home is provided for home computers by Sophos, the company that provides our enterprise security software.

Windows Defender

Windows Defender is PC security software that is built into computer systems using Windows 8 and above.

Duo Two-Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security to your online accounts. Verifying your identity using a second factor (like your phone or other mobile device) prevents anyone but you from logging in, even if they know your password.

Learn More About Duo


Learn how to protect yourself, your family and your devices with tips and resources from the National Cyber Security Alliance.

Learn How to Protect Yourself

Get tips on how you can protect yourself, your family and your devices.

Learn to Protect Yourself

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