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Security Tools and Services

Security Tools and Services

IT offers software, services, and other tools to help the campus community protect IT resources. Although IT can perform some tasks on behalf of the University, everyone has a role to play in protecting the University, the community, and IT resources from harm. These tools and services will assist you in practicing security as you go about your other responsibilities.

Use the following resources to help you secure University information and IT devices.

Security Tools

These tools include downloadable documents and other resources to help you secure your devices and data.




Secure UD Vendor Service Request

Standard internal questionnaire that assists your unit in describing the cloud services you want to acquire and how they'll affect your unit and the University.

Contractor Confidentiality Agreement v0.01

Confidentiality agreement for contract personnel who routinely access University information to provide services.

Cylance advanced anti-virus software

University-licensed advanced anti-virus software for computers that process, store, or transmit sensitive University information.

Contact your unit's IT professional

Identity Finder

University-licensed free scanning software that finds unencrypted Personally Identifiable Information on your computer.

McAfee VirusScan

University-licensed free anti-virus software that detects and quarantines malware on your computer.

Secure UD Managing Research Data Risks

Checklist to assist researchers in identifying and planning to manage risks to their project data.

Secure UD Research Security Plan Tool

Self-documenting security plan to assist researchers in identifying and documenting security measures to protect their projects.

Secure UD Vendor Security Questionnaire

Preliminary security questionnaire to be completed by prospective cloud service vendors prior to contract or agreement approval.

UD Password Checker

This application is designed to assess the strength of your password.


Creates a secure connection for accessing University systems remotely.

Security Services

IT offers security-related services to help both University units and individual members of the campus community keep their devices and data secure. For additional IT offerings, visit the IT Services list at the main IT website.




Cloud service security review

Cloud service and contract review to ensure that cloud vendors are accountable for appropriately securing University information

Computer management

Management service for University computers that automates updating, anti-virus, and other basic security functions.

Firewall customization

Local network firewall adjustments to offer customized protection.

IT backup service

Central backup service for centrally-managed systems and servers and for unit servers.

PIN retirement

Replace your UDelNet PIN with security questions and a more secure password.

Secure device disposal

Central disposal service for secure disposal of IT devices.

Secure UD Consultation

IT is available to assist your unit in understanding and managing your information- and IT-related risks.

Secure UD Training

Information security awareness training for University employees.

Two-factor authentication (2FA)

System service protecting UDelNet accounts by requiring a second factor (a security code) in addition to password authentication.