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Spirion - formerly Identity Finder - Frequently Asked Questions FAQ

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About the Software Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)

The website
Why should I use Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) or any data inventory software?
What is Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)?
What is the most recent version of Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)?


Installing the Software

Where do I obtain a copy of Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)?
How to install Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) on Macintosh
How to install Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) on Windows
About the Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) profile password


Using the Software

Identity Finder's Online User Guide for Windows
Identity Finder's Online User Guide for Mac

Using Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) on Macs (IS&T article)
Using Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) on Windows (IS&T article)

Take these preparations before running a scan
Tips for using Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) at MIT
[Does running a Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) scan slow down my computer?
What locations will Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) scan?
What kinds of files will Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) scan?
What kinds of data will Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) find?


Remediation of Results

Which false positives does Spirion (formerly Identity Finder find)?
A scan has found some sensitive data. What now?


Troubleshooting

Known issues glitches and bugs in Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)
Why does each scan by Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) find the same files?


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IS&T Contributions

Documentation and information provided by IS&T staff members


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November 04, 2016

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