Securing Information

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Spread the word!
Learn more about the role and tasks of the Information Stewards.
Confidential information, whether stored on paper or in digital formats, such as flash drives, computer hard drives, or CD’s, must be securely destroyed before it is disposed.
Certain categories of data used at Tufts must be created, stored, and accessed in accordance with Tufts policy, and/or Massachusetts, state and federal law.
Tips to help you avoid phishing scams and follow safe email use.
Guidelines for the limited use of email to share specific types of sensitive personal information.
This information will help you learn the steps to encrypt and password protect Adobe and MS Office files.
Tufts VPN and VPN AnyConnect add extra security when using unsecure networks.
A strong, unique Tufts Password is the first step in keeping your data secure.
Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds a second level of verification when people log into designated Tufts websites and online services. This added layer of security is provided by DuoSecurity.