Tools and Tips

Following are techniques, tools and tips for assisting you in safeguarding sensitive information.  Sensitive information includes but is not limited to information such as medical/health, grades, financial, social security number or other information of a personal nature; confidential or proprietary research or University data, data regulated by federal or state laws and other information that would not be routinely published for unrestricted public access.

Be aware that specialized software tools or disposal procedures are required to ensure that sensitive information is protected during use or not left in a recoverable state upon destruction of desktops, laptops or other electronic devices.