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These articles explain how Edinburgh Napier staff members can encrypt their emails.
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Find out what you need to know about the University’s data encryption.
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This section gives you all the information you need about your Edinburgh Napier University password.
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Find out about Edinburgh Napier’s web filter.
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How do you spot spam or fraudulent emails? Find out here!
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This category gives you all the information you need to protect your information.
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How do I find the MAC address on my mobile device?
Viewed 55771 times since Thu, Sep 27, 2018
How do I find the MAC address on my mobile device?   Aimed at: Edinburgh Napier Staff    Your device unique identifier is called a MAC address. On mobile devices it can also be referred to as Wi-Fi Address. It is a 12 digit string which will include ... Read More
How do I change DNS settings on Windows 10?
Viewed 5507 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2019
  How do I change DNS settings on Windows 10?   Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff   To change the DNS settings on your Windows 10 device using Control Panel, do the following: Open Control Panel. Click on Network and Internet. Click on Netwo... Read More
How do I check DNS settings on an Apple MAC?
Viewed 4015 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2019
How do I check DNS settings on an Apple MAC?   Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff   Click on System Settings icon       Click on Network     Ensure that Ethernet is selected. Now click on the Advanced button.     Click on the DNS tab. Y... Read More
Why am I unable to use third-party DNS Servers?
Viewed 3864 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Why am I unable to use third-party DNS Servers? Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff If you are using third-party DNS servers such as Google Public DNS and OpenDNS, then your PC should be changed to use our internal DNS service and not any exter... Read More
How do I change the DNS settings on Windows 7?
Viewed 3706 times since Wed, Jan 30, 2019
  How do I change the DNS settings on Windows 7?   Aimed at:  Edinburgh Napier’s staff     How to change the DNS settings on Windows 7:     Go to the control panel in your computer    Choose “view Network status and tasks”  Click on “Loc... Read More
I have a New University owned Device – What must I do to secure it?
Viewed 296 times since Thu, Jan 23, 2020
I have a New University owned Device – What must I do to secure it? Aimed at:   Edinburgh Napier’s staff Enable PIN, Password or Biometric authentication. Set passcode to auto lock after a period of inactivity. Install the latest OS and app up... Read More