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Protection

University Information Services (UIS) provides a number services to improve information and infrastructure security, to protect individuals and Institutions across the Collegiate University.

UIS offers the following services:

Security and Malware
What you need to know

Anti-Virus software (individuals)
All students and staff of the University and Colleges are entitled to a free copy of the McAfee antivirus software. This license can also be freely used on staff home computers.

Managed Anti-Virus Service (institutions)
In addition to the free individual McAfee licence, UIS provides an anti-virus management and distribution service, ePO, which helps institutions to maintain automatically up-to-date AV software on their IT infrastructure.

CamCERT
The Cambridge Computer Emergency Response Team (CamCERT) co-ordinates the response to security incidents across the University of Cambridge. They provide advice, guidance and technical support, drawing upon a wide range of contacts and sources of information. This service is free to all students and staff.

Email (spam) protection
Anti-spam and anti-virus protection for email traffic, provided by the central mail relay ppsw.