Security Software

Security software is designed to enhance information security. 

bSecure Remote Access VPN

bsecure/globalprotect VPN
The bSecure Remote Access VPN (Virtual Private Network) service allows CalNet ID–authenticated users to securely access the UC Berkeley network from outside of campus as if they were on campus and encrypts the information sent through the network.

System Center EndPoint Protection (SCEP)

Security software product

System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) provides anti-virus protection against threats to your computer.

SCEP is not necessary for any Berkeley Desktop machines, which are already configured by default to use native anti-virus/malware tools.



Spirion (formerly IdentityFinder) helps prevent data leakage and protect sensitive information no matter where it exists. Search and secure confidential data-at-rest and prevent data breaches at the source. Spirion Data Loss Prevention (DLP) offers highly accurate and easy to use data loss prevention technology to manage the entire lifecycle of sensitive information.

RedHat Enterprise Linux

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) subscriptions are available for departments who have a large number of systems and wish to manage their own RHN organization instance, or for individuals.

LastPass Premium

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LastPass is a password management tool that securely manages your passwords in an online vault. Now managing your passwords is easy, whether you’re at school, work, home, or on the go.

Citrix Workspace App

Security software product

Citrix Workspace app is the easy-to-install client software that provides seamless, secure access to UC Berkeley apps you need to get work done. With this free download, you easily and securely get instant access to select UC Berkeley applications (e.g. CalPlanning) from any device, including smartphones, tablets, PCs and Macs. The Citrix Workspace app is required to access vApps.

CalNetPKI Root Certificate

Security software product

Some secure websites at UC Berkeley use digital certificates that have been signed by the campus. To obtain information about CalNetPKI and obtain a certificate if you require one, visit: Information on the CalNet Active Directory PKI root certificate.