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Tools and Services

‌Information security is of the highest priority at Case Western Reserve. Read below to learn what security tools and services you should or must be using at the university. 

Information Security staff are available to perform risk assessments; security consultations; data security plans; research data safety and/or management plants; computer safety training and more. Email request to help@case.edu.

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection provides fast, powerful security for your physical or virtual computer system. It offers advanced defense against all types of attacks and seamlessly integrates the essential security tools you need into a single, high performance package. Put simply, Endpoint Protection provides world-class protection without slowing you or your system down.

  • Location - Software Center
  • Compatibility - Windows, Mac OS X + Linux
  • Policy - Required for university faculty + staff members
  • Recommended - For undergraduate, graduate + professional students
  • Price - Free to current university students, faculty + staff members

Identity™ Finder (now called Spirion)
When personal information, such as credit card and social security numbers, falls into the wrong hands, the results can be devastating. Identity Finder™ reduces the risk of data leakage and identity theft by locating and securing personal information in files, emails, databases, websites and web browser data.

  • Location - Software Center
  • Compatibility - Windows, Mac OS X
  • Policy - Required for university faculty + staff members
  • Recommended - For undergraduate, graduate + professional students
  • Price - Free to current university students, faculty + staff members

Qualys® BrowserCheck
Installing browser plugins is a popular ways to extend the functionality of your favorite Web browser. But when these tools become out of date, they leave you vulnerable to online attacks; in fact, many malware infections are a direct result of out-of-date browser plugins. Use Qualys® BrowserCheck to check your Web browser for updates and to find outdated plugins.

  • Location - Qualys® BrowserCheck
  • Compatibility - Qualys® Community
  • Policy - Recommended for university faculty + staff members
  • Recommended - For undergraduate, graduate + professional students
  • Price - Free to current university students, faculty + staff members

Carbonite™ Cloud Backup Services
Backup the data on your desktop or laptop computer in case it becomes damaged, lost or stolen. Options for data backup include using an external hard drive or purchasing an online solution, such as Carbonite™. Carbonite™ is a cost-effective and efficient way to backup files to the cloud for future retrieval. Using Carbonite™ you can backup unlimited data securely and automatically.

  • Location - Carbonite™ Product Page
  • Compatibility - Carbonite™ Product Page
  • Policy - Recommended for university faculty + staff members
  • Recommended - for undergraduate, graduate + professional students
  • Price - Starting at $59.99 per year

If you have a security problem, question, configuration issue, or have had a network host placed in quarantine, please call the [U]Tech Service Desk at (216) 368- HELP.

If you have a security problem, question, configuration issue, or have had a network host placed in quarantine, please call the [U]Tech Service Desk at (216) 368- HELP.

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