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Level A


Recommended, widely used service in Finnish Universities. (Read more)


Service contains no special security risks and may be suitable for University user. However, no all information is allowed to be saved into any external service. Most information handled in the Universities are subject to contracts or laws which restrict the use of these services. For example grading information and evaluation, research plans, development information, personal information (PII), financial information (e.g. business or other IPR) and information containing archiving responsibilities are not suitable for level C services. University's has no ability or legal mandate to manage the stored information in case of any problem situations. Such cases can be for example employers death or service provider's bankruptcy.

NB! Classifications in Cloud Guide pages concern only so-called consumer services, cloud services personally adopted by the user. The services adopted by the University (possibly with a separate agreement) may have different implementation and terms of use.

Funet FileSender

https://filesender.funet.fi/

Funet FileSender is a browser-based application that allows authenticated users to share large files up to several gigabytes to other users.

Free to use for all HAKA users / users of FUNET network. Non-HAKA users may share files with a help of an upload voucher from a HAKA user. The service is not suitable for sending confidential files without encryption.

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Terms of service are visible in the service after login.

https://filesender.funet.fi/privacypolicy.html

Evaluation (12 June 2014)

Funet FileSender is generally a secure application provided by CSC. However, the service is not suitable for sending confidential files without encryption.

Files will be removed from the service after a certain period so the service is not suitable for storing files. Personal data is stored for three months and after that the data is anonymized. Personal data is not regularly disclosed to third parties.

+ Good level of information security
+ Allows sending of extremely large files
+ Files can be sent also to users outside FUNET network
+ Personal data not regularly disclosed to third parties

+/-  Files will be removed from the service after a certain period

- The link to the file will be sent in a non-encrypted email
- Allows sending of only one file at a time – recommended to use zip files

 

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With a HAKA, eduGAIN or Kalmar account.

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Provider

CSC - IT Center for Science

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