Monthly Archives: January 2014

Scanning for vulnerable systems

This article describes a couple of security enhancements which the Computing Team will be developing over the next few months. As I mentioned¬† last time, we have recently started scanning all our externally-visible machines for security vulnerabilities using the JANET … Continue reading

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Self-managed machines, particularly with firewall holes

Users of self-managed machines are reminded that School policy requires that they should make all reasonable efforts to secure those machines.¬† This applies particularly to those which have firewall holes. Machines must be running a current OS version, and patching … Continue reading

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