October Issue National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Learn about Malware Prevention

Keep Your Software Updated
Ad Blockers
Use Anti-virus
Tech Support
  • Install security and software updates. Especially Adobe and Java products!
  • University issued laptops and computers are configured to automatically receive Microsoft Updates.
  • Work with your browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.), to block pop-ups and trackers.
  • Help protect your computer from malicious software distributed through ads purchased and placed by criminals.
  • Visit help.american.edu and search on Antivirus to learn more about options at American University.
  • The AU library is open for tech support Mondays through Fridays 10am - 6pm or call the Help Desk at 202-885-2550.