At Home and Traveling
- Securing Your Home Wireless Network: Initial setup and placement, router configuration, using encryption, other resources
- Setting Up a Secure Home Router: Optional "power user" features, securing the router, using other features, slide and audio+slides presentations
- Smartphone Security Checklist: September 2012 Secure IT! article, Devising a Safer Environment for your Mobile Device, includes a 13 point checklist of good security habits and usage suggestions
- Traveling With Your Laptop: Whether jetting to Japan, basking in Barbados or camping in the Catskills, your laptop will probably come along on the trip. Here's a checklist to prep your computer before you leave home (taken from ISG's May 2009 Secure IT! newsletter but just as relevant today).
- Prepping Your Laptop for Secure Wireless When Traveling: Instructions on setting up wireless security options for Windows XP, Vista, Mac 10.4 & 10.5
- Using eduroam for Remote Wireless Access to Brown's Network: It's easy to connect to another participating school's network when traveling using eduroam: a free and secure global wireless access service developed for the international research and education community.
- Encrypting your laptop: Brown University offers encryption services for faculty and staff with either Brown restricted information or federally-protected information on their laptops. The software, Symantec Endpoint Encryption (SEE) provides data protection and piece of mind through its full disk encryption.
- Travel Checklist: A good summary of some of the above points, specifically aimed at the international traveler.