Securing Remote Access

We recommend the use of the FAS VPN whenever connecting to Harvard from public networks. Set up instructions can be found here.

HUIT Networking Operations offers customized firewall services for administrative and research purposes.  Network firewalls allow for a higher level of security by limiting the connections to a specific system or groups of systems from the outside network. If your interested in acquiring a firewall for your department, please contact the HUIT Help desk at (617) 495-9000 or

For help with secure remote access, please contact us.