Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Dell Data Protection is an application installed on devices such as PCs, Macs, and personal USB drives that protects these devices by enforcing security policies, authentication, and encryption of data.
Dell Data Protection is the approved encryption solution of the LSUHSC IT Department in accordance to the "Encryption Requirements" section of CM-42, which states that all End-User devices shall be encrypted in accordance with standards and methods developed and/or approved by the LSUHSC IT Department.
- LSUHNO best practice is to use LSU Health FileS to share files with external collaborators, however if sharing via USB is required the following process can be used:
- Ensure your USB device is configured correctly for DDP by following this tutorial.
- When you or an external collaborator insert the USB into a device at another institution, a password prompt should appear.