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The Virtual Private Network (VPN) client
allows you to securely connect from your workstation to DePaul's Campus
Network or to DePaul's Data Centers. Connecting to DePaul's Virtual
Private Network (VPN) through the Pulse Secure client requires the use
of the Microsoft Authenticator app and BlueKey multi-factor
authentication (MFA). You will need to download the
Microsoft Authenticator app and setup BlueKey MFA at
bluekey.depaul.edu/multifactorsetup (if you haven't already done so) prior to accessing the VPN.
Antivirus is software used to prevent, detect and remove computer viruses. All
DePaul owned and imaged computers include antivirus software. It is
recommended that you install and maintain antivirus on your personal
Data and computer encyption can be vital levels of security for many people who handle sensitive data and have administrative access at DePaul.
Patches and updates are critical aspects of keeping data, computers, systems, and devices secure. It is important to make regular and automatic updates for computer operating systems, mobile phone operating systems, web browsers, and apps.