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Data Services: Data Backup & Security

This guide provides information on managing data and obtaining secondary data for research.

Backup and Security

UT's Office of Information Technology provides you with services to help ensure the safety and security of you research data. The following services can be utilized by all UTK researchers:

  1. Vault: share large amount of data and send messages to project collaborators securely. (
  2. 2-Factor Authentication
  3. Port-specific access controls
  4. Active directory controls

Please contact the OIT Help Desk for more information on how to get set up with these services at 974-9900.


Guide Author

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Christopher Eaker
Associate Professor
Data Curation Librarian
University of Tennessee Libraries
John C. Hodges Library, Room 236