Electronic Data Security Standards

Approved Operating Systems

An approved operating system (OS) is any OS for which security updates are actively released. 

Approved Anti-Virus Software

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WindowsMcAfee VirusScan 8.8*Microsoft System Centre Endpoint ProtectionTrend Micro Smart Protection Complete
Mac OSMcAfee Endpoint Security 10.xMicrosoft System Centre Endpoint Protection for MacTrend Micro Smart Protection Complete
Linux/UnixMcAfee Endpoint Security 10.x (where applicable)N/AN/A

*All AV software must be managed with e-Policy Orchestrator. 

Approved Disk Encryption Software

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WindowsBitlocker, McAfee Drive EncryptionBitlockerBitlocker
Mac OSFileVaultFileVaultFileVault
Linux/UnixNative encryption (no management)N/AN/A


Office of the CIO

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000