Posts Tagged encryption

Encryption Waiver

The Friedman School of Nutrition requires that all new Windows laptops be encrypted to help protect sensitive data.  If a user requests a new laptop to be deployed without encryption, the Encryption Waiver  must be completed and returned to OIT prior to the computer being built and deployed.

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How to log into an encrypted computer for the first time

If you have not logged into an encrypted computer before, and you have received an encryption account from OIT, the following procedures must be followed: Another user with an encryption account must log onto the computer first The user must then sync the computer with the Encryption server.  This is done as follows: In the […]

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Security Best Practices

OIT has integrated industry standard best practices into their computer management.  The 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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End Point Encryption

Whole Disk Encryption is available to faculty and staff who have sensitive information on their laptop. Encryption is a method for keeping information safe in the event that a laptop is lost or stolen.  The encryption client runs in the background and keeps the entire hard drive encrypted, which makes it unreadable by unauthorized parties.  […]

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