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.