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When selecting a storage option, you must use one that meets or exceeds the rated security classification.
 
When selecting a storage option, you must use one that meets or exceeds the rated security classification.
  
== Options ==
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== OneDrive for Business ==
=== OneDrive for Business ===
 
 
OneDrive for Business is a storage solution provided by Microsoft and is available by request to all faculty and staff.
 
OneDrive for Business is a storage solution provided by Microsoft and is available by request to all faculty and staff.
 
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! Classification
 
! Classification
 
| Level 1 - 3
 
| Level 1 - 3
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! Request Access
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| Visit [https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=522b68ebdb83e700897e4b8b0b961997 ServiceNow to request access]
 
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OneDrive requires Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) enabled on your University of Calgary IT account.  
 
OneDrive requires Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) enabled on your University of Calgary IT account.  
  
==== Request Access ====
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=== Request Access ===
 
To request for OneDrive for Business:
 
To request for OneDrive for Business:
 
# Submit your request on ServiceNow using the OneDrive for Business request form (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=522b68ebdb83e700897e4b8b0b961997)
 
# Submit your request on ServiceNow using the OneDrive for Business request form (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=522b68ebdb83e700897e4b8b0b961997)
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# Turn on OneDrive for Business
 
# Turn on OneDrive for Business
  
==== Support for OneDrive for Business ====
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=== Support for OneDrive for Business ===
 
If you have questions, please contact the IT Support Centre.
 
If you have questions, please contact the IT Support Centre.
 
: Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Sat, Sun & holidays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
 
: Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Sat, Sun & holidays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
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: In person: 773 Math Science
 
: In person: 773 Math Science
  
==== Other Resources ====
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=== Other Resources ===
 
For more information on OneDrive for Business:
 
For more information on OneDrive for Business:
 
* Operating Level of Agreement KB0032404 (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=7f57bddcdb56a3047cab5068dc9619b6)
 
* Operating Level of Agreement KB0032404 (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=7f57bddcdb56a3047cab5068dc9619b6)
 
* OneDrive for Business Getting Started KB0032351 (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=60994170db2da7487cab5068dc961900)
 
* OneDrive for Business Getting Started KB0032351 (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article&sys_id=60994170db2da7487cab5068dc961900)
  
=== Secure Compute Data Storage ===
 
Use the Secure Computing service called SCDS which now has a feature called ShareFile which allows collaboration and sending information  in a secure fashion.
 
Service has to be requested through UCIT Service Now. https://ucalgary.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0030163
 
  
=== Personal storage options ===
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== Secure Compute Data Storage ==
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Secure Computing Data Storage (SCDS) is a service provided by Research Computing Services that allows researchers to store restricted and confidential data. Collaboration with Level 4 data stored in SCDS is possible using ShareFile, a secure file sharing and collaboration tool by Citrix.
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! Capacity
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| 10 GB or more
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! Classification
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| Level 4
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! Learn More
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| Visit [https://it.ucalgary.ca/secure-computing-platform The SCDS Website]
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! Request Access
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| Visit [https://ucalgary.service-now.com/kb_view.do?sysparm_article=KB0030163 ServiceNow to request access]
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== Personal storage options ==
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For personal or level 1 data, you may use external solutions from WestGrid or Compute Canada.
  
 
* '''WestGrid ownCloud''':
 
* '''WestGrid ownCloud''':
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: Youtube video introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=szPNNySx_Hk&feature=emb_logo
 
: Youtube video introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=szPNNySx_Hk&feature=emb_logo
 
: Access portal: https://owncloud.westgrid.ca/
 
: Access portal: https://owncloud.westgrid.ca/
 
 
 
* '''Compute Canada NextCloud''':
 
* '''Compute Canada NextCloud''':
 
: https://nextcloud.computecanada.ca
 
: https://nextcloud.computecanada.ca

Revision as of 18:15, 29 July 2020

There are a few options researchers can take advantage of when storing their research data.

Data Classification

Please review the different data classifications that are outlined by the Information Security Classification Standard Policy. There are 4 levels of data classification which are summarized in the table below.

Level Description Example
Level 1 Public
  • Reference data sets
  • Published research data
Level 2 Internal
  • Internal memos
  • Unpublished research data
  • Anonymized or de-identified human subject data
  • Library transactions and journals
Level 3 Confidential
  • Faculty/staff employment applications, personnel files, contact information
  • Donor or prospective donor information
  • Contracts
  • Intellectual property
Level 4 Restricted
  • Patient identifiable health information
  • identifiable human subject research data
  • information subject to special government requirements

When selecting a storage option, you must use one that meets or exceeds the rated security classification.

OneDrive for Business

OneDrive for Business is a storage solution provided by Microsoft and is available by request to all faculty and staff.

Capacity 5 TB
Classification Level 1 - 3
Request Access Visit ServiceNow to request access

You may use OneDrive for Business to store your personal and work related files. Files stored within OneDrive are by default private only to you but has the option to allow sharing and collaboration with others. OneDrive for Business cannot be used as a department or project share space.

OneDrive requires Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) enabled on your University of Calgary IT account.

Request Access

To request for OneDrive for Business:

  1. Submit your request on ServiceNow using the OneDrive for Business request form (https://ucalgary.service-now.com/it?id=sc_cat_item&sys_id=522b68ebdb83e700897e4b8b0b961997)
  2. The IT Support Centre will contact you
  3. Set a time with IT Support Centre to turn on MFA
  4. Turn on MFA
  5. Turn on OneDrive for Business

Support for OneDrive for Business

If you have questions, please contact the IT Support Centre.

Mon – Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Sat, Sun & holidays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.
Live Chat: ucalgary.ca/it
Email: itsupport@ucalgary.ca
Phone: 403.220.5555
In person: 773 Math Science

Other Resources

For more information on OneDrive for Business:


Secure Compute Data Storage

Secure Computing Data Storage (SCDS) is a service provided by Research Computing Services that allows researchers to store restricted and confidential data. Collaboration with Level 4 data stored in SCDS is possible using ShareFile, a secure file sharing and collaboration tool by Citrix.

Capacity 10 GB or more
Classification Level 4
Learn More Visit The SCDS Website
Request Access Visit ServiceNow to request access

Personal storage options

For personal or level 1 data, you may use external solutions from WestGrid or Compute Canada.

  • WestGrid ownCloud:
Information: https://www.westgrid.ca/resources_services/data_storage/cloud_storage
Youtube video introduction: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=6&v=szPNNySx_Hk&feature=emb_logo
Access portal: https://owncloud.westgrid.ca/
  • Compute Canada NextCloud:
https://nextcloud.computecanada.ca

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