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Recommended Security Products

Security Software:

  • Anti-virus / Anti-malware
  • Client/Host Firewalls
  • Disk Encryption
  • VPN (Virtual Private Network)

UCSF ITS provides client security software free of charge to faculty, staff, students, and researchers.

Go to: http://software.ucsf.edu

External Encrypted USB Hard Disk

Apricorn Aegis Padlock A25-PL256-500 - hard drive - 500 GB or larger - USB 3.0

Encrypted portable hard drives are secure because they require you to enter a PIN in order to gain access to the encrypted data that it contains.

Features:

  • Secure PIN Access.
  • Integrated USB 3.0 cable - Data transfer speeds up to 10X faster than USB 2.0.
  • Software-free design - No admin rights required.
  • Compatible with Windows, Mac & Linux.

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2638748 (500GB), 2638749 (1TB), 2557601 (2TB), 2629637 (3TB), 3006905 (4TB)

External Encrypted USB Thumb Drive

Corsair Flash Padlock 2 - USB flash drive - 8,16 or 32 GB

Having a small device to transport data is convenient. However, using non-secure USB flash drives can be risky especially if you are storing patient data or ePHI. Secure, encrypted flash drives require a PIN to be entered in order to gain access to its data making it a safer device to use.

Features:

  • Data is protected with 256-bit AES hardware encryption.
  • Easy-to-use, integrated PIN pad means no software is needed, so Padlock.
  • Works with Microsoft® Windows®, Mac®OSX, and Linux-based systems.

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2013012 (8 GB), 2147473 (16 GB), 3266887 (32 GB)

Employees: To order through McKesson Supply Chain Management:

  1. Create a New Requisition
  2. Enter 1 or more of the following Item #: 87204 Corsair FLASH DRIVE PADLOCK USB 16GB 2147473, 125243 CORSAIR FLASH DRIVE PADLOCK USB 32GB 3266887, 262405 CORSAIR FLASH DRIVE PADLOCK USB 8GB 2013012
  3. Enter the desired qty of each item ordered

External Encrypted USB Thumb Drive

Apricorn Aegis Secure Key USB flash drive - 16 GB

 

This is another example of a PIN protected, hardware based encryption device. This easy to use and affordable USB flash drive incorporates PIN access with military grade 256-bit AES hardware encryption. Using a rechargeable battery, the Aegis Secure Key enables the user to unlock the drive with a 7-15 digit PIN before connecting to a USB port.

Features:

  • Has a "self-destruct" feature in case of a brute force attack
  • USB flash drive
  • 16 GB
  • USB 2.0

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2544731 (16 GB)

Employees: To order through McKesson Supply Chain Management:

  1. Create a New Requisition
  2. Enter the following Item #: 230023 APRICORN SECURE KEY USB 16GB 2544731
  3. Enter the desired qty of each item ordered

Encrypted USB Thumb Drive

EDGE DiskGO Secure Pro - USB flash drive - 16 GB and 32 GB

This is another example of a PIN protected, hardware based encryption device. This easy to use and affordable USB flash drive incorporates PIN access with military grade 256-bit AES hardware encryption. The DiskGO Secure Pro is also fast - featuring read/write speeds of up to 23MB/s and 15MB/s respectively. The device is also fully PC and Mac compatible.

Features:

  • Capless, sliding USB design protects the USB connector when not in use - no more lost caps.
  • USB flash drive
  • 16 GB and 32 GB
  • USB 2.0

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2699273(16 GB) or Part #2699280 (32 GB)

Employees: To order through McKesson Supply Chain Management:

  1. Create a New Requisition
  2. Enter the following Item #: TBD
  3. Enter the desired qty of each item ordered

Cable Lock for Laptop

Kensington Standard Laptop Cable Lock

Cable locks are a great way to secure your device. Connect one end to something that is immobile such as a heavy fixture like your desk. Then connect the other side to the security port of your device.

Features:

  • 6-foot cable made of steel-composite with a carbon, tempered-steel core and patented T-bar lock to provide the most secure connection to security slot.
  • Wide range of compatibility--laptops, monitors, and any device with a Kensington security slot - the industry standard.
  • One piece design for ease of use - no little pieces to lose or misplace with this computer lock.
  • No screws, brackets or glue for installation of this computer lock - no changes to your computer.

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 1728320

Cable Lock for Laptop

Kensington Microsaver Keyed Ultra Notebook Lock - security cable lock

We recommend having this cable lock in your backpack or purse handy as you never know when you'll need to secure your device. Simply wrap the cable around something heavy like a table and lock the other side to the security port on your device. ClickSafe secures in a click without keys or fiddling.

Features:

  • Compact design travels easily
  • Just one click to secure your laptop
  • 4-foot retractable steel cable
  • Tempered steel security loop
  • Works with 99% of laptops

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2763835

Cable Lock for iPad

Kensington SecureBack iPad 2 Security Case w/ClickSafe Lock-protective case

Tablets unfortunately manage to get lost and are often stolen. This tablet lock will secure your device to a heavy, immobile fixture such as a desk. This ensures that confidential data doesn't end up in the wrong hands. Additionally, as an extra measure of safety, we always recommend enabling PIN lock and remote wipe on any portable device.

Features:

  • 2-Way stand and ClickSafe® Lock offers a strong, yet thin three-piece construction to protect your iPad 2.
  • The built-in security anchor and included ClickSafe one-click locking mechanism secures your iPad from theft.
  • Integrated stand offers optimal typing and viewing in two positions.
  • Easy port and camera access makes FaceTime® viewing a snap. iPad 2 compatible.

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: To order through BearBuy (requires punchout):

  1. Click on the CDW-G under "Punch-out and UCSF Suppliers" (a new punchout window will open)
  2. Beside "Search within your contracts" enter the CDW-G Part #: 2771745

MacBook Pro Retina Lock Bracket (When Mac does not have lock slot available)

MacBook Pro Retina Lock Bracket - With New Wedge Lock Technology - Chosen Best MBPR Lock

Students: Purchase from your preferred vendor.

Employees: Go to BearBuy and select Non Catalog item. The vendor is listed under Compulocks Brands.

Link for product is below.

http://www.compulocks.com/macbook-pro-retina-bracket-lock.html