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Spirion locates sensitive data elements such as Social Security Numbers, credit card numbers, bank account data, and passwords. It lets you securely delete/encrypt files or redact the particular fields. It searches data in files, emails, browser data, and system areas.

How to Obtain


Spirion (formerly Identity Finder) is made available free of charge to MIT faculty, staff, and graduate students on MIT-owned computers.

Download (MIT certificate required)


This version of Spirion is configured for MIT business computers. It activates behind the scenes and links them to the Spirion Console. You will not see a wizard or status of the installation.