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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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Information Security Risk Assessment

The Information Security Risk Assessment (ISRA) will help PIs, DAs, heads of offices and directors of institutions assess the risks to their information assets and datasets.

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Lecture capture: Panopto planned maintenance on Saturday 4 January

Dec 09, 2019

Lecture capture recordings will be unavailable during the evening of Saturday 4 January 2020 because Panopto is undergoing an upgrade.

Major upgrade to the phone system during 28–29 December

Dec 09, 2019

The University phone service will be disrupted on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 December while we perform the annual upgrade of the system's core software.

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