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  • On This Page: A. Restricted Data B. Confidential Data C. Operational Use Only Data D. Unclassified Data At UMass Amherst, University data falls into four categories: restricted, confidential, operational use only, and unclassified. Each category denotes a unique level of sensitivity and...
  • Please report any information security incident, any identified vulnerability in information assets, or any phishing attempts immediately to itprotect@umass.edu. If you suspect a compromise or unauthorized access to credit card information: Also contact the campus ecommerce representative...
  • Adobe Sign was discontinued on Thursday, January 23, 2020, as UMass Amherst has switched to DocuSign for its digital document routing and signing platform. Please see the official announcement for more information. What are electronic signatures? An electronic signature is a simple and often...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. Statement of Liability When accessing...
  • UMail will be retired in early 2020 as it has reached end-of-life and will no longer be supported. Faculty and staff using UMail will receive additional information as migrations to Google Mail and Microsoft Exchange continue. Information Management is the practice of treating information as an...
  • When coming to campus this fall, it is important to remember to protect your personal information when selecting and using apps on your smartphone and tablet, and when using Internet applications and services. Before installing any application, be sure to review the apps privacy policy, review the...
  •   People may have one or more roles defined in the Information Security Policy. A Service Administrator (e.g., application administrator, system administrator or network administrator), as defined in the Information Security Policy, is an individual with principal responsibility for the...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security for University...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security for University...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security is a program...
  • Note: Under a new university-wide contract, Sophos Intercept X Advanced is replacing McAfee endpoint protection at UMass Amherst. More information will follow. For questions, contact the IT professional in your department as applicable, or IT User Services. McAfee Endpoint Security is a program...
  • */ There are information and information technology risks when traveling. The following general guidance is provided for all types of travel, including specific recommendations for domestic and international travelers. It is intended to help mitigate the risks to your information, university...
  • We are actively developing this content and are soliciting feedback on it. What is IT Architecture? IT Architecture is a recognized area of focus aligned with the campus IT strategic plan. High-level long-term goals include: Materializing and sustaining a campus Information Technology...
  • The following are instructions designed to guide you through removing the Enterprise edition of McAfee Endpoint Security from self-managed, university-owned machines running Windows 10 only.  Note: If your computer is managed by UMass Amherst IT, do not attempt to remove the client on your own....
  • Adobe Sign was discontinued on Thursday, January 23, 2020, as UMass Amherst has switched to DocuSign for its digital document routing and signing platform. Please see the official announcement for more information. Once you have an electronic signature account, you can send documents for...