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Friendly Probing Suite

As part of its cyber security operations, UIS runs a friendly probing suite that routinely scans systems connected to the CUDN that are registered with the DNS, and reports any vulnerabilities found. The results of these scans are available to the University's IT support staff.

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Intrusion Prevention System

The Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) inspects all data that crosses the network boundary between the Cambridge University Data Network (CUDN) and Janet, detecting and blocking malicious network traffic.

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Managed Firewall Service

UIS's Managed Firewall Service gives you control over who accesses your institution's resources via the internet, so you can protect your private network while meeting your users' needs. It can be tailored to your institution's specific requirements, and it is delivered as a fully managed service.

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