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Security

Security :: TrueCrypt Encryption for Windows 2000 & Linux

TrueCrypt is an open source on-the-fly encryption program for Windows 2000 and Linux; it should NOT be used with Windows 7 or Vista (use BitLocker with these OSs).

August

Security :: dm-crypt Encryption for Linux Ubuntu

Do not encrypt the only copy of protected data. Mobile devices have a greater exposure to damaging environments, and data on these devices, encrypted or not, can suddenly become unrecoverable. Please work closely with ITS to ensure that you create data security, not a data disaster.

August

Security :: Linux Fedora Disk Encryption

Fedora 11 uses dm-crypt/LUKS to perform Block Level encryption of a file system. LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup) is a specification for block device encryption.

August

Security :: Macintosh OS X Encryption

Before proceeding, seek the support of your ITC.

Do not encrypt the only copy of protected data. Mobile devices have a greater exposure to damaging environments, and data on these devices, encrypted or not, can suddenly become unrecoverable.

December

Security :: Encryption BitLocker :: Windows Vista

Before proceeding, seek the support of your ITC.

Do not encrypt the only copy of protected data. Mobile devices have a greater exposure to damaging environments, and data on these devices, encrypted or not, can suddenly become unrecoverable.

Requirements

A computer must meet the following requirements to support BitLocker

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October

Security :: BitLocker Encryption for Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows Server 2012

BitLocker is included with Windows 7/Windows 8/Windows Server 2012 and provides Full Volume Encryption. By encrypting the entire hard drive, the operating system can provide a much higher level of security against offline attacks.

November

Security :: Virtual Private Network

As part of the closed border firewall project, Humboldt State University deployed a Virtual Private Network (VPN) server.

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October

Security :: Password Expiration

To comply with Federal and State law as well as CSU security policies and standards, Humboldt State University requires all staff, faculty, and students to change their passwords on a regular basis. If you receive an email informing you that your HSU Password is scheduled to expire, you MUST follow the instructions and change your password BEFORE the expiration date. If you need help coming up with a strong password, check out these suggestions for choosing a good password.

February

Security :: Campus Border Firewall

A firewall is a hardware or software network security device that sits at the juncture between two networks to control what information is allowed to pass between those networks. Usually, the two networks are an organization's internal network and the Internet.

September

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