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Adding Trusted Sites (Windows 10)
Viewed 185571 times since Mon, Nov 21, 2016
2016 Adding Trusted Sites (Windows 10)   This primarily pertains to the enhanced security of Windows 10 and its blocking of materials from websites.  If you get security warnings that material from a source is insecure or blocked,... Read More
Allow sites to run Flash
Viewed 7295 times since Tue, Oct 10, 2017
2017 Allow sites to run Flash   This article has instructions on how to allow sites to run flash without prompting. It resolves the update flash issue when taking exams including Cisco and ATI exams. Firefox Full instructions available... Read More
College Data and Storage System Quick Reference
Viewed 7316 times since Wed, Jan 6, 2016
2016   College Data and Storage System Quick Reference   Acceptable Use   Do Not Use 1 User responsible for protection — encryption, backup, etc. 2  User responsible for maintaining separate copy for access upon... Read More
Enabling Automatic Updates
Viewed 6993 times since Mon, Jul 18, 2016
  2016 Enabling Automatic Updates Keeping your operating system up to date is a requirement for all devices on the network. For this reason all systems that are capable should have automatic updates enabled. Instructions for several... Read More
Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security
Viewed 6118 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2019
2021 Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security   Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA is a process in which requires additional logins in order to view documents and access systems in a more secure setting. This... Read More
Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security: Downloading the Microsoft Authenticator App
Viewed 9177 times since Tue, Jan 15, 2019
2021 Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security: Downloading the Microsoft Authenticator App Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA is a process in which requires additional logins in order to view documents and... Read More
Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security: Text Message/Phone Authentication
Viewed 1145 times since Mon, May 24, 2021
2021 Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for Enhanced Security: Text Message/Phone Authentication   Multi-Factor Authentication or MFA is a process in which requires additional logins in order to view documents and access... Read More
F.A.Q. - Multi-Factor Authentication
Viewed 888 times since Tue, May 25, 2021
2021 F.A.Q. - Multi-Factor Authentication Below are frequently asked questions about Multi-Factor Authentication and it's purpose in relation to you. Privacy Note: Enrolling in Multi-Factor Authentication does not give the College... Read More
Faculty and Staff - Best Practices for Hosting Secure Virtual Sessions/Meetings
Viewed 11956 times since Thu, Apr 9, 2020
2020 Faculty and Staff - Best Practices for Hosting Secure Virtual Sessions This article will provide you with information on the best practices for hosting secure virtual sessions. Information in this article is relevant to all of the... Read More
Faculty and Staff - Tips for a Secure Zoom Meeting
Viewed 9156 times since Fri, Apr 10, 2020
2020 Faculty and Staff - Tips for Hosting a Secure Zoom Meeting Hosting virtual meetings are great for connecting with people from the comfort of your home or on-the-go. It is important that you take the appropriate steps to ensure that... Read More
GlobalProtect VPN: Overview, Setup, and Troubleshooting
Viewed 19056 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
2019 GlobalProtect VPN: Overview, Setup, and Troubleshooting   GlobalProtect is used by Faculty and Staff members with College-owned devices to securely connect to the College when disconnected from their docking station.  Use of... Read More
How to Change or Update your Password - Complete Guide
Viewed 62527 times since Tue, May 24, 2016
2016 How to Change or Update your Password   In short, the key to creating a secure password is to be creative, use simpler but longer passphrases and use separate passwords for different applications.  Click here for more... Read More
Identity Finder - Scanning Removable Media
Viewed 11133 times since Fri, Mar 6, 2015
2016 Identity Finder - Scanning Removable Media   To scan a removable USB drive with Identity Finder insert the device into your computer and you will be prompted with the following message Select the Search now and prompt whenever a... Read More
InCommon Federation Participant Operational Practices (POP)
Viewed 7243 times since Fri, Feb 26, 2016
INCOMMON FEDERATION: PARTICIPANT OPERATIONAL PRACTICES Participation in the InCommon Federation ("Federation") enables a federation participating organization ("Participant") to use Shibboleth identity attribute sharing technologies to manage... Read More
LastPass - Password Manager - Mac
Viewed 9675 times since Fri, Jan 8, 2016
2016 LastPass - Password Manager - Mac   LastPass is a password manager that secures your online life. It will manage all your logins and passwords for you. Montgomery County Community College purchased and deployed LastPass for you to... Read More
LastPass - Password Manager - PC
Viewed 9006 times since Thu, Nov 12, 2015
2016 LastPass - Password Manager - PC  LastPass is a password manager that secures your online life. It will manage all your logins and passwords for you. Montgomery County Community College purchased and deployed LastPass for you to use... Read More
Loaner Laptop First Logon Instructions
Viewed 569 times since Thu, Jun 3, 2021
2021 College-Owned Laptop First Logon Instructions For Faculty/Staff college owned computers Turn on the computer.  On the logon screen, click the “no internet” icon in the lower right corner.  your home wifi from the list and... Read More
Protecting Sensitive Data
Viewed 9671 times since Mon, Mar 2, 2015
2015 Protecting Sensitive Data   The information age has created an explosion of information and an abundance of access to it. If you are doing personal business or acting on behalf of the college, you are likely handling sensitive... Read More
Sending an encrypted email to an external email address
Viewed 21180 times since Thu, Mar 12, 2015
2016 Sending an encrypted email to an external email address   Faculty and staff can send encrypted email to accounts outside the @mc3.edu domain by including [Encrypt] within the email subject. See Also: Opening Encrypted Email... Read More
Software Updates on College Owned Windows Computers
Viewed 7676 times since Wed, Jul 8, 2015
The following information pertains to all College owned, Windows OS computers. The College’s IT Department manages the software installed on all campus computers. To maintain secure and current software configurations, IT regularly deploys... Read More
Unblock a File (Windows 10)
Viewed 10209 times since Mon, Nov 21, 2016
2016 Unblock a File (Windows 10)   When running a file in Windows 10 that was downloaded from the internet, you may get a security warning that prevents the operation.  If you trust the source of the file, use the following... Read More
What is a reputable and updated operating system?
Viewed 6791 times since Mon, Jul 18, 2016
2016 What is a reputable and updated operating system? A reputable operating system can be defined as any operating system that is actively supported by the company that created it. A reputable operating system should be able to receive... Read More
What is a Reputable Firewall?
Viewed 6597 times since Mon, Jul 18, 2016
2016   What is a Reputable Firewall? All guest devices are required to be running a reputable firewall set up to block unsolicited incoming connections. A firewall will act as a gate keeper to the internet for your system. Some such... Read More
What is a Strong Password?
Viewed 7211 times since Mon, Jul 18, 2016
  2016 What is a strong Password? A strong password is critical to keeping your information safe, in general a longer simpler password is safer than a short complicated password. A strong password must: Eight characters or more... Read More
What is Anti-Malware?
Viewed 7420 times since Mon, Jul 18, 2016
  2016 What is Anti-Malware? All guest devices are required to be running Anti-Malware program that can scan files in real-time. These are "Anti-Virus" programs that can scan new files coming onto the system to determine if they contain... Read More

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