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The Electronic Signature service, using Adobe Sign, gives you the ability to send documents and collect signatures electronically for approval. Adobe Sign works within your existing systems and processes, and the e-signatures are secure and legal. You can also digitize existing signing...Read more

With identity theft due to the loss of online data a major concern these days, Cornell needs to protect sensitive data stored in electronic form, particularly the personal information that students, employees, and others associated with the university have placed under our trust.

Why Data...Read more

Keeping your computer and devices secure and staying safe online may be easier than you think, and is worth the effort! By keeping your computer secure, you help safeguard all Cornell's systems, including our networks and other people's computers and devices, plus, you'll have the...Read more

Get Help for IT Security Problems

Your NetID , and other login information you use at Cornell, secures a host of services that are available to you as part of the university community. Following some straightforward practices and guidelines will keep your identity, computer, devices, and data...Read more

Identity Management is provided through a suite of mission-critical services, which support secure access to Cornell's IT services and systems. Implementing a set of tools, policies, and practices to manage authentication helps safeguard university data and ensures that only authorized users...Read more

The IT Security Office provides the following vulnerability scanning options:

Scan On Demand (Nessus) - NetAdmin access to an easy-to-use, web-based,
feature-rich, and up-to-date general-purpose vulnerability scanner...Read more

Use Cornell's virtual private network (VPN) service when you need to connect to IT resources hosted on campus, resources that would otherwise be unavailable from distant networks. CU VPN provides an added layer of security for...Read more

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Step Login adds an extra layer of security to your Cornell NetID and password by requiring:

something you know (your NetID and your password), plus something you have (a physical device, like your phone)

This is called...Read more

The IT Security Office offers no-cost SSL server certificates through the InCommon Digital Certificate service. The service is contracted through Comodo .

What are the benefits of an SSL...Read more