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Q: What is Spirion (formerly Identity Finder)?

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Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) is software tool used by many businesses and higher education institutions to locate sensitive information. Visit the Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) website to learn more.

Not only will it locate data elements such as Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers, bank account data, and passwords, but it will also give the user the ability to securely delete the file, encrypt the file, or redact the particular fields. It searches data in files, emails, browser data, and system areas.

If you haven't found the answer to your question on this page, try the Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) FAQ. Users of MIT-owned computers can request a copy of Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) via: idfinder-help@mit.edu.

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October 13, 2016

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