Secure Your Personal Computer

If you use a personally-owned computer for U-M work, or you manage a university-owned computer, then you are responsible for properly securing it in accordance with university policy (see below). If you use a university or departmentally managed computer, such as a MiWorkspace computer or Michigan Medicine CoreImage computer, then your security settings are managed for you.

Refer to the Sensitive Data Guide entry for Personally Owned Devices to determine which U-M data is permitted or prohibited from personal devices.

Regardless of the presence of sensitive U-M data, your computer may contain personal and private information, such as financial or medical information, notes, photos, contacts, documents, or saved passwords, that you wish to protect from theft or accidental loss. 

Michigan Medicine Note: All devices connecting to the UMHS-8021X wireless network must be CoreImage or enrolled in Intelligent Hub. MWireless is available to members of the Michigan Medicine community, but it does not allow access to Michigan Medicine resources.

Instructions for Your Operating System

General Best Practices


Applicable University Policies

You are responsible for complying with the policies and standards below. The requirements on this page help you meet that responsibility.