Security Patches and Updates

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All centrally-managed Microsoft Windows and Apple MacOS client computers are protected by automated security patching and operating system updates that are deployed as required in a timely, unobtrusive manner by Information Technology Services, using a centralized management and monitoring system. This service also enables zero day reaction to security threats to the managed client network, reducing risk through the proactive elimination of operating system vulnerabilities.
Security patches and updates are applied to all centrally managed workstations to protect the Northeastern computing environment and University data from exploitation.
Service Level Options
Dependent Services
Faculty and Staff
Faculty, Staff and student labs
Hours of Availability
Service is available 24 x 7 x 365, except during planned maintenance and upgrades.
Support is provided by Information Technology Services during normal University business hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday. To obtain assistance with this service, please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP).
Currently, there is no charge for this service.
Request for Service
This service is automatically available to those individuals that need access. Please contact the Service Desk at 617.373.4357 (xHELP) for any questions.
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See Get Help x4357 > Information Security and Virus Protection.

See the Get Help x4357 > myHelp Support page to learn how to submit a self-service request online or go directly to myHelp to login.