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New and Changing: Updates from AIT

Posted June 2, 2016 by Academic and Institutional Technology
Tags: Updates

VPN Software Update

Effective Date: June 7, 2016

GlobalProtect establishes a secure connection to the Wheaton College resources from off-campus. If you work from off-campus, learn more about how to use VPN to securely connect from off-campus here.

The College's virtual private network (VPN) software, GlobalProtect, was updated on June 7.

If you already use GlobalProtect to establish a VPN connection, you will be prompted to update this software the next time you connect.

Key Benefits and Features

  • GlobalProtect:
    • Establishes a secure connection to College resources for remote access
  • This update:
    • Bug fixes for minor issues with the previous version
    • Improved reliability, especially for Mac OS X

Impact on the College Community

If you use GlobalProtect to establish a VPN connection to the campus network, you will be prompted to update this software the next time you connect. After this update, you will be able to connect using VPN as before. If you have any questions, please contact us or call 630.752.4357 (HELP).