Sharing and storing data safely
Find out how you can share and store data safely and how encryption can add a layer of data protection.
How do I change the password of my university account?
Create a strong password
How do I store and share my information securely?
Always store your work in such a way that your colleagues can access it. It is important that your work can be taken over by a colleague, for instance when you are on holiday or if you are absent for a longer period of time because of illness.
How do I use the university's Wi-Fi network?
With eduroam you have easy and secure access to Tilburg Universit's wired and wireless network. You also have to access to the networdks of other institutions that offer eduroam.
Can I use my own computer or laptop for work?
Preferably work on a Tilburg University laptop or PC. They are equipped with various security features, such as an encrypted hard disk, an antivirus program, and an active firewall.
What do I need a VPN connection for?
VPN (Virtual Private Network) is used to access services and servers that are not freely accessible via public internet.
What apps may I download?
Don't download just any app, but pay close attention to what you download and how your data is handled.
What do I do if I have become the victim of a phishing scam?
Always be vigilant when you receive emails. Companies do not ask for personal information or account details via email. This also applies to the ICT or HR department of our university.