Network & Security


Protecting passwords, changing passwords to creative passwords.


The Information Technology Group tags spam messages and is placed into the Junk Folder.


All computers should have up-to- date anti virus software. The institute provides free Anti-Virus Software to staff, faculty and members.

Connecting from IAS Housing

Virtual Private Network (VPN)

Staff, Faculty and Members can securely access the ITG's network from off-campus locations to connect to departmental servers and other networked resources.

Wireless Network Access

The Institute for Advanced Study has wireless access points set up on campus and at housing. The wireless SSID is "IAS".

Wired Network Access

When connected via Ethernet Cable and using personal equipment it will first need to be registered with DHCP.

Software Updates

Operating system security updates as well as third party updates are installed regularly on all workstations.