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Frequently Asked Questions - Security :: Online Storage and Email

POSTPONING THESE QUESTIONS FOR A LATER DATE--storing them here for now:
 
Q:  Why isn’t email secure for sending sensitive information?
A:  Email is not secure because there are no guarantees that the message will be delivered to or accessed by the intended person. Read the full FAQ
 
Q:  What risk questions should I ask before storing email or HSU data in a location other than its secure and officially authorized HSU location?
A:  Series of risk questions to consider before storing data in other than its official location. Read the full FAQ
 
Q:  What are the requirements for storage of Level 1 data?
A:  Policy guidance for storing Level 1 data. Read the full FAQ
 

 

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 Q:  Are online storage solutions like Google Drive appropriate for class work as well as personal files?

Security:: Symantec PGP Desktop/Netshare Encryption

HSU has licensed Symatec's PGP Desktop/Netshare security software to protect Level 1 and Level 2 data as required by the HSU IT Procedure on Encryption so that it can be safely accessed, stored, and shared with others without risking that data falling into the wrong hands. The software can be used to: 

Security :: Information Security Training Modules

Click the appropriate link below to access the training module(s) relevant to your requirements. You will need to enter your HSU User Name and Password.

Note that training programs sometimes require the use of Java to run correctly; as the Chrome browser no longer supports these technologies, it is recommended that Chrome users switch to a different browser.

Security:: Multifunction Devices Configuration and Security

Multifunction Device Configuration and Security

Security :: Annual Credit Report Monitoring

You can help to protect yourself against identity theft by reviewing your credit report at least once a year. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires that each of the three national consumer credit reporting companies — Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion — provide you with a copy of your credit report on request once every 12 months at no charge.

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