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Data Protection – Office 365 Message Encryption

Caroline Chisholm School gives users the option of using Office 365 Message Encryption (OME) to encrypt outgoing email messages. OME allows CCS Staff to send emails to external users, ensuring the message is transmitted securely, and visible only by the intended recipient. How to send an encrypted message Create a new e-mail message (Either Webmail …

Data Protection – Multifactor Authentication

Preface Multifactor Authentication (MFA) protects your account from external access if your password becomes compromised. The process works through verifying you login attempt via a mobile app. The app can be installed on any mobile device and is available on Staff iPads. If your account password is compromised, a unauthorised user would also need access …

Data Protection – Choosing a strong password

Passwords protect both your personal data and the schools networks and services. Please take the time to choose a strong, memorable password or passphrase, whilst considering the guidance below: Tip Guidance on resetting your password Strong passwords Recommended techniques for inventing a strong password you can actually remember include: a mix of upper and lower …

Data Protection – How to create a secure Zip file

You may need to email a file to a third party that contains private information. To protect this data you will need to ensure it is encrypted and password protected. Staff machines have a program called WinZip installed that will allow you to created encrypted, password protected Zip file. Important Do not attach the zip …

Data Protection – Bitlocker to Go

Enabling Bitlocker protection on a portable storage device will protect it in the event that it is lost or stolen from unauthorised access. PC’s used by staff, will require that any portable media device is encrypted before it can be written to. This is to prevent data loss. You can read from portable storage device …