This VPN client is required for accessing on-campus network resources from off-campus locations.
For additional information see: VPN at LSU: Overview.
Please click on client.vpn.lsu.edu to download the client software. NOTE: The provided link ONLY works OFF CAMPUS.
Windows & Mac Users: If you are facing any difficulty in downloading the client from the above link, please use Internet Explorer.
Linux Users: If you are facing any problems with freezing, try using the interceptor.c download provided in the download area below.
Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.
For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: DBAN: LSU Overview
Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is an anti-malware application that can thoroughly remove even the most advanced malware. It includes a number of features, including a built in protection monitor that blocks malicious processes before they even start.
For additional information, please refer to: Malwarebytes: LSU Overview.
Microsoft Security Essentials provides real-time protection for your home PC that guards against viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It is a free download from Microsoft that is simple to install, easy to use, and always kept up to date so you can be assured your PC is protected by the latest technology.
For additional information about this software, please see this GROK article: Microsoft Security Essentials: LSU Overview
Cornell Spider is a tool for finding sensitive information on your computer.
IMPORTANT PRIVACY NOTICE: You may use this tool to search your own data and other files stored in your individual computer accounts on University-owned systems. A technician or administrator may use this tool to search data and other files stored in individual computer accounts on University-owned systems within his or her scope of responsibility if the technician:
For additional information, please see: Spider: LSU Overview.
SpywareBlaster can help keep your system spyware-free and secure, without interfering with the "good side" of the web. And unlike other programs, it does not have to remain running in the background. Prevent the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers, and other potentially unwanted software. Block spyware/tracking cookies in Internet Explorer and Mozilla/Firefox.
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to deliver unmatched defense against malware for laptops, desktops and servers. It seamlessly integrates essential security technologies in a single agent and management console, increasing protection and helping lower total cost of ownership.
If you would like to run your own Symantec Endpoint Server please contact the ITS security group at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Symantec Endpoint Protection combines Symantec AntiVirus with advanced threat prevention to deliver unmatched defense against malware for laptops, desktops and servers. It seamlessly integrates essential security technologies in a single agent and management console, increasing protection and helping lower total cost of ownership. Symantec Endpoint Protection AntiVirus (SEP) should be configured to run 'Live Update' daily.
For additional information, see: Symantec Endpoint Protection: LSU Overview.