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Software for IT Support

A variety of software tools are available to assist UB's IT staff protect UB's data and accounts.

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vCenter Protect Advanced (formerly VMware vCenter Protect Essentials Plus, Shavlik NetChk Protect and Shavlik HFNetChk Pro) tracks the versions of software installed on your equipment and ensures that you have the latest updates to stay secure.

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UB makes available to IT staff several Symantec software programs to help with managed security, workstation imaging and support.

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Tivoli Storage Manager is a client/server licensed product that provides storage management services in a multiplatform computer environment.

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Verify data integrity, access pre-defined VBScript Libraries, automate scrutinizing of Tivoli Storage Management backup logs and pause in batch files or command shell scripts.

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Identity Finder is a tool that finds personally identifiable information (PII), such as credit card numbers and social security numbers, and assists in securing it from theft. It allows UB to comply with laws that regulate the data that we work with.
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RSA SecurID is used on computers of UB staff who require administrative access to HUB Student Center. It must be installed by departmental IT staff and requires expert configuration.

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There are a few tools that the Information Security Office recommends which are available from outside UB. Some of these tools are for advanced users, and some are commercial.

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