SafeConnect is a network monitoring program that protects computers on the UCSC Residential Network from viruses, spyware, and operating system security vulnerabilities. Computers and networks that are adequately protected are reliable and provide a consistent user experience. SafeConnect will ensure that our institutional computing resources are protected. When connecting to the UCSC network, you will benefit in knowing your computer is properly configured. You will also have reasonable assurance that others connected to the network are also protected and will not pose a threat to your computer or network access.