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FERPA

BE FERPA READY

PROTECT YOUR DATA!


“The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.” (U.S. Department of Education Home Page. 23)

To protect that data, use one of the following methods:

1.       Save files on encrypted USB Drives with password protection, such as:

  • Sandisk Ultra Cruzer Titanium Plus USB Flash Drive
    Access and protect your data, even if you lose your drive!
    MSRP:$29.99 for 4GB – Search the web

  • Kingston Data Traveler Vault USB Flash Drive
    DataTraveler Vault USB 2.0 Flash Drive with Software Security +
    256-bit AES Hardware Data Encryption Write up to 10MBps Read up to 24MBps
    MSRP:$164.99 for 4 GB – Search the web

2.       Encrypt files using software that encrypts files with password protection.