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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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Delays in email delivery between PPSW and Exchange Online tenancies

Jan 22, 2020

Several institutions reported to us that messages to their Exchange Online tenancies were being blocked following routine maintenance to the central email switch (PPSW) on Monday 20 January. We believe we've discovered the cause and implemented a workaround that has cleared the backlog and will prevent this from happening again.

Phone system maintenance on Saturday 1 February

Jan 16, 2020

We're planning to update the University phone system on Saturday 1 February. Desk phones may reboot several times during this process, but there should be no effect on calls.

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