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Type: University Policy
Division: Information Technology
Office: FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

Contact Phone Number: 503-838-8925
Contact Email Address: ucshelpdesk@wou.edu

TITLE
Residence Hall Student Computer Security/Virus Protection
POLICY NUMBER
FA-03-003
RESPONSIBLE OFFICER UNIVERSITY CONTACT
Vice President for Finance and Administration University Computing Resources
SUMMARY

The goal of this policy is to maintain the highest level of security and performance on the WOU network. 

APPLICABLE TO
Residence hall students
DEFINITIONS
AUTHORITY

ORS 351.070:

http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/351.070

ORS 351.072:

http://www.oregonlaws.org/ors/351.072

 

FULL STATEMENT OF AUTHORITY

POLICY STATEMENT

Each residence hall student computer that is connected to the WOU network is required to have a current working version of auto-updating anti-virus software. 

Each residence hall student computer that is connected to the WOU network and uses the Windows 7, Windows 8.x or Mac OS X operating system, will be required to have the operating system auto-update service active. 

 

PROCEDURES

Security will be turned on for all Residence Hall networking switches. Student residence hall computers will be allowed access to the WOU network when it has been verified that the following criteria exists: 

• The student has auto-updating anti-virus software installed on their student computer with the auto-update option turned on.  The auto-update license must be valid while the computer is attached to the WOU network.  

• WOU will install auto-update anti-virus protection on each residence hall computer that does not meet the above criteria.

• Computers attached to the WOU network will not be allowed on the network with peer-to-peer applications installed.

REFERENCED OR RELATED POLICIES
Acceptable Use of University Computing Resources
RELEVANT DOCUMENTS AND LINKS
HISTORY
APPROVAL DATE:
EFFECTIVE DATE: 09/01/2003
LAST UPDATED: 05/16/2006

HISTORICAL DETAIL NOTES:

N/A



SOURCE:    Previously Referred to as: FA-UCS-002
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