Connecting to BUsecure

A secure wireless network is one that uses encryption to secure communications. Sending sensitive information over the Internet from a secured wireless network provides added security to that information. No network security option is failsafe. Be sure to continue to follow basic precautions when using the secure wireless network.

Prior to attempting to connect to BUsecure, apply all software updates for your operating system or device.

Who Should Use BUsecure?

It is strongly recommended that all students, faculty and staff take advantage of the encryption security provided by Bradley’s secure wireless network. BUsecure requires logon (authentication) using the BUnetID and password of the person connecting to the wireless. The connection is fully encrypted.

Basic configuration information

  • SSID name: BUsecure
  • Authentication type: WPA2
  • Data encryption: AES
  • EAP type: Protected EAP (PEAP) using the MSCHAPv2 authentication method
  • Login: BUnetID and password

Connecting with Windows 10

  • Click on the WiFi icon on the lower-right corner of your screen
  • Select BUsecure, check Connect Automatically and then click Connect
  • Enter your BUNetID and password
  • Verify the certificate, if asked to do so
    • The certificate should be issued by GlobalSign to busecure.bradley.edu
    • The certificate fingerprint should be B2:9C:5E:41:13:82:4B:3D:E6:DC:1E:
      2A:43:A2:7A:22:49:AC:1D:A7:46:5B:22:C2:
      3C:F3:36:9E:A6:99:3D:22 (SHA-256) or A8:E6:CB:C5:E8:47:B6:44:7A:8B
      :AC:32:6D:4F:9E:18:2A:66:E1:77 (SHA-1)
  • You should now be connected to BUsecure

Connecting with macOS

  • Click on the WiFi icon in the Finder Menu at the top of your computer
  • Select BUsecure from the list
  • Enter your BUNetID and password
  • Verify the certificate, if asked to do so
    • The certificate should be issued by GlobalSign to busecure.bradley.edu
    • The certificate fingerprint should be B2:9C:5E:41:13:82:4B:3D:E6:DC:1E:
      2A:43:A2:7A:22:49:AC:1D:A7:46:5B:22:C2:
      3C:F3:36:9E:A6:99:3D:22 (SHA-256) or A8:E6:CB:C5:E8:47:B6:44:7A:8B
      :AC:32:6D:4F:9E:18:2A:66:E1:77 (SHA-1)
  • You should now be connected to BUsecure