Configuring Applications

D4: Client applications on the device which might be used to access or transfer confidential information must be configured to protect their communications.

See also: Level 2, Level 3, 10, Devices

How to Comply

Require use of encrypted protocols

Set to require the use of SSL, TLS or other encrypted protocol for email and calendar access. Regardless of device type, if you are considering use of applications that will access or transfer Harvard confidential information and have questions about whether this is appropriate, contact your help desk.