Maintain a backup of your data and check it regularly. Departments can purchase CrashPlan backup software or employees can save important work files to their 40GB Piratedrive folder.
Create your own secure, private cloud using DatAnywhere to sync files between Piratedrive and your mobile devices.
When working from off campus, connect to ECU resources through a virtual private network (VPN) connection.
Encrypt sensitive information on your computer’s hard drive or when transporting via flash drive.
Download the Identity Finder software to scan your computer for sensitive data.
See these rules for storage and transmission of HIPAA, SSN, FERPA and PCI data. Report violations to the IT Help Desk, 252.328.9866 | 800.340.7081.
Set your computer’s screen saver to lock when you leave your desk and require a passphrase to unlock. Shut down your computer at the end of the work day.
Create a strong passphrase that is NEVER shared with anyone. Change your passphrase immediately if you think it has been compromised.
Windows systems are required to have up-to-date antivirus definitions and current critical updates to connect to the ECU Buccaneer wireless network.
Browsers should be updated to the latest ECU-supported version: Internet Explorer 10 and current versions of Chrome, Google and Safari.