Security & Privacy

Security & Privacy

Working remotely can create a new set of security and privacy concerns of which we should all be mindful.

Quick Tips

  • Ensure your computer (Mac or PC) has been updated with the latest Operating System updates.
  • Don't use public WiFi. Instead use a secure, password-protected WiFi network.

Security & Privacy Software


CUIT is providing TC students with one year of Malwarebytes antivirus for free for home computers.

*PLEASE NOTE: If you have a TC-issued computer, Crowdstrike Antivirus should already be installed. To confirm that Crowdstrike is installed on your computer, follow these instructions.

LastPass Password Vault

Keep all of your passwords in one secure, encrypted location.

Duo Mobile App

Duo the is two-factor authentication of choice used by Teachers College. TC faculty and staff automatically have Duo set up as an added layer of protection in the myTC Portal for all financial-related information. The Duo mobile app allows you to access information such as your paystub and W2 with an easy-to-use app on your phone. Here’s how to install and use the app.

Securing Your Virtual Classrooms and Meetings with Zoom

Faculty and Students can use these resources to assist you when scheduling your Zoom classes in Canvas or meeting in the myTC Portal.

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