Posts Tagged secure

Tufts Secure Wireless

Tufts Secure Wireless (tufts-secure) will provide secure and encrypted wireless network connectivity using Tufts Simplified-Sign-on authentication. Tufts Secure Wireless is easily identified by its wireless network name, tufts-secure, and may be selected from the available network pull-down menu on your computing device.  This service does not require advance device registration, but users connecting to tufts-secure […]

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Juniper Network Connect

Juniper Network Connect is the Tufts VPN client and it can be installed via http://vpn.tufts.edu. Once you log on to web VPN (http://vpn.tufts.edu), scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on “Network Connect” under client application session.  Once you click “start”, it will install the client on your machine (Windows or Mac) […]

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Requesting a Secure Folder on a Shared Drive

In order to restrict access to files on a shared drive, such as the departmental Q: Drive, a folder can be created and secured to ensure that only authorized individuals are able to access the information. To start, please complete the Request for Secure Folder Creation form in its entirety and return it to OIT […]

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Physical Computer Security

OIT recommends securely locking your computer to your workspace. Kensington makes simple security cables that are good computers that are left alone for minutes at a time. For computers in highly public locations, we recommend advanced security cables that cannot be cut with power tools.  Cable and lock sets with master key capabilities are available […]

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VPN

Tufts University has implemented a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to allow for safe and easy access to Tufts resources from off-campus. The tool is a Juniper VPN, which is accessible via the following link: https://vpn.tufts.edu Upon successful log in, the P: drive will be already mapped but other drives will need to be mapped manually […]

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Secure wiping of Data

It is OIT policy to securely wipe (erase securely) all data on University owned hardware prior to the hardware being retired and removed from campus. OIT provides a few methods to securely wipe data and will assist  you with this at  your request. Boot and Nuke is a utility that OIT runs to securely wipe […]

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Identity Finder

Identity Finder is a software application licensed by Tufts for on campus and off-campus use.  The software allows users to search computers for sensitive information that should be either protected or destroyed to prevent misuse. If you wish to use Identity Finder on your computer at work, or to obtain a copy for home use, […]

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Mozy Pro

Mozy Pro (http://www.mozypro.com) is a third party data backup company. After installing a Mozy client on your desktop (Mac or PC), you will be able to designate specific file types or folders to be backed up to a secure remote location. The service is through a third party and is not supported by UIT. The […]

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