Collaborate using these services to ensure secure connections and improve your daily business interactions with patients, partners and colleagues. Tools like Send Secure Encrypted Email, Web Conferencing, Dropbox Business and Syncplicity are offered and supported by Mass General Brigham IS. ERIS supports additional services such as file sharing, email lists, team collaboration and project management tools.

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What can you use Internal External Cost Notes:
It is your responsibility to make sure the solution you choose meets all regulations governing data protected under specific contracts and federal regulations such as FISMA. 
'H' Drive
Free Contact the IS Service Desk
Shared File Area (SFA) charge begins at 1TB
$3,370 per TB / $3.37 per GB
one time charge every 4 years
Contact the IS Service Desk
Secure File Transfer Free More Info
Send Secure na Free Contact the IS Service Desk
Email List Manager (Lyris) Free More Info
Research Interactive Storage (RFA) $, pay-as-you-go More Info
Dropbox Business at Partners HealthCare

Free *
Limit of 1TB

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Syncplicity New user cost of $50
*this license will expire August 1, 2021
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Free More Info

* No direct cost to individuals or departments for Dropbox Business; your institution agreed to pay through direct allocation based on usage. Requests for additional Dropbox storage will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis; please contact the IS Service Desk.

Applications used in research studies must be approved by PHS Information Security. The List of Completed Vendor Risk Assessments contains information about technologies already reviewed by Information Security. While they are not automatically approved for use in studies, they have been through the review process which may enable a quicker review and sign off than something new to our reviewers.

Please visit the Quick Reference Guide and Appendix A of EISS 8c.1: IT Asset Management Standards for Data Classification for a more extensive list of solutions and data classifications. Contact your Information Security Officer for help determining the appropriate solution for your data requirements.