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Security category

AirWatch (Mobile Device Management)

Provides device management capabilities, including convenient configuration, self-service tools, and enhanced protection.

AirWatch (Mobile Device Management)

AirWatch (Mobile Device Management)

Security category

BigFix Client

Recommended software that helps ensure your computer has the latest operating system security updates.

BigFix Client

Productivity category

Box

Provides web-based file sharing, document management, and online collaboration.

Box

Box

Security category

Device Enrollment

Launches questionnaire to gather basic information about your device and associates the device with the person responsible for its data security.

Device Enrollment

Device Enrollment

File Transfer category

Fetch

Provides secure access to your AFS files for Mac OS X 10.7 and later.

Fetch

Productivity category

Form Builder (Web Forms Service)

Makes contact forms, short surveys and polls, instructor evaluations, and other forms, free of charge.

Form Builder (Web Forms Service)

Form Builder (Web Forms Service)

Productivity category

Google Drive

Cloud storage service that is also the home of Google Docs amd G Suite.

Google Drive

Google Drive

Security category

Kerberos

Provides authentication for various Stanford University Network (SUNet) services.

Kerberos

Networks and Connectivity category

LelandSSH

Allows Macintosh users to quickly establish SSH sessions using the Mac OS X Terminal application.

LelandSSH

Productivity category

Lucidchart

Web-based flowchart and diagramming software. Log in with your Stanford G Suite (formerly Google Apps) account.

Lucidchart

Lucidchart

Productivity category

Microsoft Office

Provides Microsoft Office to Stanford faculty, staff and students.

Microsoft Office

ESS Productivity category

Microsoft Project Professional

Project management software for Stanford faculty and staff with full SUNet IDs on Stanford-owned computers.

Microsoft Project Professional

Productivity category

Microsoft Visio Professional

Diagramming software for Stanford faculty and staff with full SUNet IDs on Stanford-owned computers.

Microsoft Visio Professional

Security category

MyDevices

Lets Stanford affiliates who are subject to Stanford's information security mandates view the compliance status of their devices.

MyDevices

MyDevices

Productivity category

Office 365

Office 365 is a cloud-based email and calendaring service, hosted by Microsoft.

Office 365

Office 365

Productivity category

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business, an integral part of Office 365, provides a place in the cloud where you can store, share, and sync your work files.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business

ESS File Transfer category

OpenAFS for Stanford

Makes it easy to access and save files stored in AFS without using an SFTP client.

OpenAFS for Stanford

Productivity category

Qualtrics (Survey Tool)

Easy-to-use, full-featured, web-based tool for creating and conducting online surveys.

Qualtrics (Survey Tool)

Qualtrics (Survey Tool)

File Transfer category

SecureCRT + SecureFX

Integrated secure terminal emulator and file transfer client.

SecureCRT + SecureFX

ESS Security category

Stanford Anti-Malware

Consists of System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) and Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).

Stanford Anti-Malware

Security category

Stanford Desktop Tools

Provides automatic software updates for site-licensed Stanford software.

Stanford Desktop Tools

Security category

SWDE (Stanford Whole Disk Encryption)

Software to encrypt Windows and Mac computers and periodically report on encryption status. Required for computers that access High Risk Data.

SWDE (Stanford Whole Disk Encryption)

SWDE (Stanford Whole Disk Encryption)

Security category

VLRE (Very Lightweight Reporting Engine)

Provides encryption verification without requiring BigFix and periodically reports on the computer's encryption status.

VLRE (Very Lightweight Reporting Engine)

VLRE (Very Lightweight Reporting Engine)

Networks and Connectivity category

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Lets you connect to Stanford's network as if you were on campus, making access to restricted services possible.

VPN (Virtual Private Network)

Collaboration category

WebEx

Lets you schedule, host, and attend video conferencing meetings.

WebEx

WebEx

Security category

Windows Eraser

Lets you securely and permanently delete files from your Windows hard drive.

Windows Eraser

Collaboration category

Workgroup Manager

Lets Stanford community members define groups of community members for use in various online applications.

Workgroup Manager

Workgroup Manager

Collaboration category

Zoom

Stanford's recommended video conferencing tool. Lets you schedule, host, and attend video conferencing meetings.

Zoom

Zoom