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Security Tools

Learn how to use these security tools to help secure your devices and data.


Encryption offers protection by scrambling data, so only the owner of the key or password can read the data.

Identity Finder

Identity Finder is no longer licensed by UVA.  If you are successfully running Identify Finder to scan for highly sensitive data (HSD), please continue to do so.
Otherwise, please see  Exception 200 for a change to the quarterly scanning requirement.

Web Application Vulnerability Scanner

A web application vulnerability scanner is server based software that runs security tests against web applications.

Report an Information
Security Incident

Please report any level of incident, no matter how small. The Information
Security office will evaluate the report and provide a full investigation if appropriate.

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