Sensitive Information

Replacing the Responsible Use Policy

The Tufts Responsible Use Policy will be replaced by the Information Stewardship policy on May 7th, 2012. The Information Stewardship Policy (ISP) outlines the actions all members of the Tufts community are expected to follow when working with institutional data and systems. To read more information about this policy, please visit the Information Stewardship & [...]

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Identity Finder FAQ

What is Identity Finder? Identity Finder is a software suite that can help locate sensitive information such as credit card or social security numbers that is stored on computer hard drives or on networked storage. Why do I need to use Identity Finder to scan my computer? On March 1, 2010 Massachusetts regulations went into [...]

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Identity Finder User Guide for Mac

Running Identity Finder on Mac OS X The OIT Identity Finder package that has been installed on your computer comes pre-configured with all of the proper settings to scan your computer. The following walk through provides an overview of the steps involved when scanning your computer and managing the scan results. Please read through the [...]

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Identity Finder User Guide for Windows

Running Identity Finder on Windows The OIT Identity Finder package that has been installed on your computer comes pre-configured with all of the proper settings to scan your computer.  This is a step-by-step guide to the process of scanning your computer and managing the scan results. Please read through the guide before scanning your computer, [...]

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How do I securely destroy digital media that contains sensitive information?

Tufts University has an agreement with Cintas, a Document Management company that offers mobile media shredding services. If you have sensitive information that you would like to destroy on digital media such as floppy disks, zip disk, CDs, DVDs, or Hard Disks, please contact the Office of Information Technology. Cintas offers secure shredding onsite shredding [...]

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Information Stewardship Policy

The Information Stewardship Policy (ISP) outlines the actions of all members of the Tufts community are expected to follow when working with institutional data and systems. For more specific information regarding the policy, visit Tufts University Information Stewardship Policy. Click here to see the Information Stewards Contact List.

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