Data security software

Workstations in centralised administration already have a preconfigured information security program (F-Secure).

You can purchase an F-secure licence at university price from the F-secure web store for your home computer.

Also see the Information security at the University guide.

    Encryption software

    • Confidential e-mail at the University of Helsinki
      The University of Helsinki utilises the Deltagon Sec@GW software to protect the confidentiality of e-mails. Using the software does not require any software to be installed on the sender's or the recipient's workstation.
    • S/MIME ecryption
      These instructions cover the more flexible option for those processing larger amounts of confidential data. This option should be implemented by the recommendation of e.g. your supervisor or Helpdesk.

    • GnuPG
      GnuPG is a free program for encrypting and signing e-mail traffic and files. There are different versions of the program for almost all operating systems.
    • 7-zip
      Confidential attachments can also be encrypted using the 7-zip software.

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