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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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UIS Service Status

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Service migration from Hermes to Exchange Online

Jul 31, 2020

UIS is developing a detailed plan to migrate the existing users of Hermes to Exchange Online, following approval of our proposal by the email technical scrutiny panel and the ISC.

New Wi-Fi system for devices that can't connect via eduroam

Jul 23, 2020

We're releasing a new University Wireless system that will allow staff and students to connect personal devices that can't currently connect to the eduroam Wi-Fi service.

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