Computing Security is Everyone’s Responsibility.

As information technology resources are shared among the Wellesley College community, everyone has the responsibility to understand their role in computing security.

Please use the information below to make sure the data you use is secure and protected.

Why do we need to be concerned about computing security?


Protecting your computer keeps your data secure, and helps to protect the privacy of our users


Protect College information

A data breach can have many consequences for the College, including loss of systems and data, lost productivity, fines, lawsuits, and damage to its reputation


Legal obligations

Most states have breach notification laws that require certain protections for sensitive information; to understand how these laws impact your work, see Wellesley College’s Written Information Security Program


Secure Computing at Wellesley College

Security Software at Wellesley College:

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