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Help Protect Your Email with SSL!

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In an effort to ensure the privacy of your passwords and personal information, ITS encourages you and everyone at NYU to comply with current email security standards. An important step for you to take is to use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption, a security feature that is already built into most email programs, and requires just a few clicks on your part to activate.

If you have not already done so, please assist us in our efforts to protect your private information and the University's network by activating SSL in *every* email program you use. If you check your email through NYUHome, SSL has already been activated for you, but if you use other email programs (such as Eudora or Outlook Express), ITS cannot activate SSL for you in those programs.


  1. Go to
  2. Follow the instructions for email programs you use to check your NYU email. Do this for each computer or device you use (e.g., your office computer, home computer, laptop, and handheld devices).
  3. If you have a question or need assistance, contact the ITS Client Services Center at 212-998-3333 or, or your department's system administrator.