Set your software to auto-update. Install updates, and restart if needed.
Millions of lines of code are written every day. With so much code, there are bound to be bugs- but some bugs put your data at risk. We call those vulnerabilities. Software updates fix the code that makes us vulnerable. Follow the links below to learn how to keep your systems at Harvard and at home secure and up to date.
Operating Systems Updates
Windows Application Update
Microsoft Update provides updates for products purchased through the Microsoft Store. For other updates, you may consider SUMo, a free software update notifier for personal use.
OS X Application Updates
Mac Informer is a tool for keeping track of updates for your Mac, including software that wasn't installed from the Mac App Store. It is free for personal use.