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Security and privacy

LITS offers a number of tools and informational resources to help protect the security and privacy of your computer and your data, including an annual Cybersecurity training through SANS Cybersecurity. Staff at the Technology Help Desk are also available to consult if you have questions on concerns about these important topics.

2-Step Verification

2-Step verification, also called two factor, 2Step, or multi-factor authentication, is an important tool for keeping your accounts secure. And it's required for MHC Google accounts!

Antivirus and malware protection

Antivirus and malware tools help protect your computer against harmful software that is written to transmit, destroy or change important information on your computer. Learn more.

Cyber Scams

Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to trick us into revealing personal information. Learn more about some of the most common cyber scams that target MHC community members and what to do if you've been targeted.

Library privacy policy

The Mount Holyoke College Library is committed to protecting your right to privacy regarding the questions you ask and the materials you borrow. This notice explains our information practices, what information we collect in the Library and how we use that information.

Securing Smart Devices

Internet-enabled devices like game systems, security cameras, fitness trackers, and more can be weak points in your online security. Learn what you can do to protect your data.