Tag Archives: Remote Access Service (VPN)

Benefits of Using the Remote Access Service (VPN)

Last year, Information Services introduced a “Virtual Private Network” (VPN) which provides end-to-end secure access between a remote computer and on-campus computing resources. From home or another location, you are able access your desktop or servers that are on-campus. All faculty and staff at Northeastern may use the Remote Access Service (VPN). Some of the benefits of NU’s VPN […]

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Securing Remote Desktop for Windows XP

Do you use the Microsoft Remote Desktop client to connect to your Northeastern PC from off-campus? Information Technology Services wishes to bring to your attention the importance of properly configuring your Remote Desktop Client. The default configuration of Remote Desktop when it is first activated in Windows does not meet our standards of data protection.   There are several […]

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Using the Remote Access Service

Use the Remote Access Service (VPN) to Connect to and Use NU Computer Resources We featured this service in an earlier newsletter article, but it’s so useful we want to make sure you know about it. More and more people are working remotely, but they need access to on-campus resources. This is where the VPN comes into play. A […]

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