Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client or sometimes called VPN, will direct all traffic from your computer while connected through a secure connection back to Penn State. You can look for a Cisco folder in the Start menu. It is required for some websites and resources when you are not working in your office.

Your Penn State laptop should have Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client already installed.

If not, you can install it via the 'b' icon.

Install Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

  1. In the taskbar of your computer, click the BigFix b icon. In most cases, this is in the bottom right corner near the date and time.
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  2. You will see an offer for Cisco AnyConnect Client. Click on it.

  3. Click Get and wait for it to install.

Opening the Cisco AnyConnect Security Mobility Client

  1. In the Start menu on your PC you will see a Cisco Folder.
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  2. Open it, and locate the Cisco Anyconnect Secure Mobility Client
  3. It will open with a box saying ready to connect and a textbox saying vpn.its.psu.edu. If the address is not there type it in.
  4. Click Connect
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  5. You will be prompted for your Penn State Username and Password. Enter it and hit OK.
  6. Your computer will now be connected back to Penn State through VPN