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Privacy Statement

Virginia Tech has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this web site.

Information Automatically Logged

This site uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our site.

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See the Avoid Phishing Scam Emails knowledge article.

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Federated Identity Management: InCommon and Shibboleth

Virginia Tech participates in federated identity management, allowing services provided by other institutions to authenticate and authorize Virginia Tech individuals securely and with appropriate protection of confidentiality. Virginia Tech's membership in the InCommon Federation establishes a level of trust between InCommon identity providers and service providers that is facilitated with secure information exchange using Shibboleth.

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Identity Finder Sensitive Data Manager

For more information, see the Identity Finder Sensitive Data Manager 4Help catalog page.

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Central Authentication Service (CAS)

Central Authentication Service (CAS) is a central logon service that enables you to access multiple applications by typing your PID and password credentials one time. Once logged into CAS, you can visit any Web application that uses CAS authentication without having to log on again. CAS is available to Web applications that use the Virginia Tech PID for authentication.

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Exchange Account Security

While the Virginia Tech Exchange server administrators take all available precautions to keep your Exchange account secure, here are crucial measures you should take to further protect your account.

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