Information Technology Security
Software and Security Updates
Periodically Information Technology enforces software and security updates on University computers. Updates often require that the computer be restarted to ensure the update is applied fully. This process ensures that our computer environment remains secure for all users. Depending on the type of update, a restart dialog resembling one of the pictures below will be displayed.
This dialog is shown with no countdown.
This dialog has a default countdown of just over 12 hours.
This dialog has a default countdown of 12 hours with the option to defer the restart up to an additional 12 hours for a total of 24 hours.