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IT Tools and Products to Support Your Sensitive Research

For the last several months we have been sharing information about various data types that you may be collecting in your research from personally identifiable information, protected health information, and Controlled Unclassified Information.

This month we’d like to share the various software solutions available to researchers at the University of Tennessee. In the Guide to Sensitive Information in Research website you find a list of IT tools and products grouped by primary function and data storage location along with an indication on whether that tool is permissible for the type of data you plan to collect. It’s also important to note that additional commercial licensing costs could apply to your research. Read more about academic software licensing.

IT Tools and Product Types Available:

  • Communication & Video Conferencing: Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Zoom
  • File Storage and Transfer: Globus Open and Secure Enclaves
  • Software: Qualtrics, REDCap*
  • Compute Resources-Cloud: AWS, Microsoft Azure
  • Compute Resources-OIT HPSC: ISAAC, Windows VMs

See the complete list of IT Tools and Products on the Guide to Sensitive Information in Research website.

* Please note that REDCap is administered through UT-HSC Center for Biomedical Informatics at Health Science Center. Information on REDCap for Surveys | Additional RedCap Resources