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Recommended Security Products

Security Software:

  • IBM Endpoint Manager
  • File Encryption
  • Anti Virus, Anti Malware, Software Firewall
  • Network Access Control
  • VPN Client

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,  "Apricorn Aegis Padlock"

External Encrypted USB Thumb Drive

Apricorn Aegis Secure Key USB flash drive - 128 GB

 

This is 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 #: 4743649 (128 GB)

Employees: To order through McKesson Supply Chain Management:

  1. Create a New Requisition
  2. Enter the following   APRICORN SECURE KEY USB 128 GB 
  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

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