Posts Tagged best practices

Can I use Skype?

Yes, Skype is allowed by OIT on Tufts managed computers. ┬áSkype is a peer to peer technology and when installed incorrectly, it may impact computer performance or hinder the Tufts network. Please contact OIT if you would like to have it installed, or if you have questions about how best to configure it in the […]

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Security Best Practices

OIT has integrated industry standard best practices into their computer management. ┬áThe following items are just a few best practices; Principle of Least Privileged User Secure passwords Computers joined to Tufts Domain to leverage security policies Customized Operating System installations with unnecessary services disabled Local Firewalls enabled Network Firewalls for sensitive data or research equipment […]

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