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Certified Desktop is licensed and deployed to campus units by IT support professionals. Individual users who are interested in installing the data security tools that are part of Certified Desktop on their Cornell-owned laptop or desktop computer should contact...Read more
This service is intended for IT support professionals. End users should contact local IT administrators about obtaining Certified Desktop.

After unit representatives have signed the Certified Desktop Memorandum of Understanding, members of the CIT Desktop Engineering team will work with unit...Read more

CIT is working with your department’s IT staff to make your system safer. Certified Desktop, a new service for faculty and staff, is a suite of state-of-the-art security tools to protect your computer and its valuable data – without affecting your day-to-day work.Read more

Units agreeing to the terms of the Certified Desktop Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) will need to document a plan to implement effective data security technical measures. These measures are derived from CIT’s Operational Procedures for Information Security (“...Read more

For units who have signed up for Certified Desktop, the following alternative security tools may be considered acceptable for meeting compliance requirements. Units should consult with the IT Security Office on deployment and reporting considerations.

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How can Cornell help you protect your computer in the face of mounting online threats? With Certified Desktop , CIT is working with your department’s IT staff to make your computer safer.

Certified Desktop is...Read more

Using Cornell Secure File Transfer, you can securely send and receive files that contain confidential and restricted information. It is especially important that those who handle such files understand data security best practices.

General Security Considerations

The following are...Read more