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IT Security

Wired devices at UMSL use the Bradford Networks NAC (Network Access Control) to inspect a computer before it is allowed on the campus network. It ensures the system meets current security standards and has some basic security features like an up-to-date antivirus program and operating system patches.

Wireless devices are no longer required to register in Bradford to connect to TritonNet however, you do need to log in before connecting.

TritonNet Wireless

The University currently has over 700 wireless Access Points across campus. This allows wireless devices to connect to the internet and campus resources (see TritonVPN) and stay connected from most buildings on campus. 

For complete step-by-step instructions on how to connect on your wireless desktop, laptop, or mobile device, go to "TritonNet Wireless" link on the left.

TritonVPN (Virtual Private Network)

VPN is a service available to UMSL faculty, staff, and students.  VPN is a way to securely connect to campus resources from TritonNet Wireless or an off-campus location. VPN software running on the user’s system encrypts the data before it is transmitted even if the user is on a public unsafe network such as a coffee house. More information is available in the 'TritonVPN' link on the left.

ShoreTel IP Phone

The campus is equipped with Mitel’s Voice over IP telephone services. For more information, visit the Telephone Services site.