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Information for institutions and IT staff

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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Cyber Security Maturity Model

UIS's Cyber Security Maturity Model is intended as a tool for institutions to measure their current state and track their progress. This early draft is a starting point to be used for a pilot with volunteer institutions.

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Disruption to University websites expected today

Apr 18, 2019

There will be some brief disruption to University websites, including www.cam.ac.uk, today while we carry out essential maintenance. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

All University members will get automatic access to Google G Suite@Cambridge on 2 May

Apr 18, 2019

UIS is enrolling all members of the University in our Google G Suite account, known as G Suite@Cambridge, on 2 May.

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