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Safe Computing

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Take charge of your computer safety. Learn about the IT-related security resources available for your academic, instructional, creative and professional computing.


Keep your computer safe with antivirus software from UB, create a secure connection to UB and learn how to protect your UBITName account.


Learn how to control your computer's safety by protecting yourself against phishing attempts, removing personal information from your computer and keeping your physical computer or device secure.


UB encourages all students, faculty and staff to engage in safe and legally compliant sharing of copyrighted materials.  UB’s digital copyright compliance plan is supported by the Code of Student Conduct and UB's Computer and Network Use policies  that states “written permission from the copyright holder is required to duplicate [and distribute] any copyrighted material.”


The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of comprehensive requirements for credit card account data security, developed by a council, including American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, MasterCard Worldwide, and Visa, Inc., to help facilitate the broad adoption of consistent data security measures on a global basis.


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