Protect Yourself

Safeguard your online identity and accounts by securing your data and your devices:

Be Safe Online

Be safe online by using strong passwords and being aware of security threats and scams.

Consult IT User Advocate

Contact the IT User Advocate if you are aware of or suspect violation of U-M information technology policies.

Encrypt Your Data

Take advantage of the data-encryption options for your devices.

Manage Your Passwords

Consider password management software to help you remember multiple strong passwords.

Prepare Devices for Disposal

Securely erase your data and settings before you sell or trash your equipment.

Secure Your Devices

Choose secure settings and take advantage of built-in security features.

Travel Safely With Technology

Plan ahead to protect your data and accounts while traveling and be sure you will have the access you need.