Resources for Students

Social Engineering

Though we may think of them as hackers, social engineers do not fit the typical notion of a “hacker”. Instead of exploiting vulnerabilities in computers, social engineers take advantage of human nature to achieve an end.

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Acceptable Use Policy

All users are required to follow the Acceptable Use Policy create by the University of Florida.

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Blocked from WiFi

Users are occasionally blocked from accessing the UF wireless network because of suspicious network activity (indicating a compromised computer that could potentially harm other UF or Internet resources) or as a result of complaints of copyright violations.

If you have received a notice that you are being blocked, or are unable to login, please contact the UF Computing Helpdesk.


Protect Yourself

Staying secure online doesn’t have to be difficult! Read up on the latest cyber threats and how to protect yourself from them using the link below.

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Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Notice

All faculty, staff, and students of the University of Florida are required and expected to obey the laws and legal agreements governing software use. Failure to do so can lead to monetary damages and/or criminal penalties for the individual violator. Because such violations are also against University policies and rules, disciplinary action will be taken as appropriate.

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