To protect the college’s financial information, from now on any authorized user who wants to access finance.williams.edu from off campus will be required to use VPN. You will not be able to get into the system without it. While this may cause a slight inconvenience, it is the same, secure process that has already been employed by controller’s office staff and others with high-level access, and is necessary to protect sensitive information from future attacks.
The VPN client can also be downloaded from the OIT website for your use on personal computers. If you are unfamiliar with VPN or have questions about how to use it, please visit the OIT help page regarding the installation and use of the VPN client here – https://oit.williams.edu/help-docs/vpn/
If you require further assistance and/or have questions regarding the use of the VPN client, please contact the OIT Faculty/Staff support desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your patience, and your help in ensuring the security and integrity of college data.