Security is available to consult with any campus entities regarding security and privacy needs and requirements
This is an umbrella service that encompasses the areas where security interacts with people. The people side of security, if you will. Services include training, educational materials (easy guides, etc), web site, social media, and end user documentation.
Data, software, service, and asset stewards can request access to security tools that allow them to assess the security of solutions or assets they manage. This enables identification of common security weaknesses or misconfigurations. A Privacy and Information Security professional can be engaged to help interpret the results and provide remediation recommendations or techniques. The Security Vulnerability Consulting and Assessment service also acts autonomously to evaluate the existing vulnerability/exposure landscape, to perform ad-hoc and scheduled vulnerability assessments according to campus policy as needs dictate, or assess exposures at the direction of leadership.
Server Load Balancing (SLB) and Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) allow services to scale and be highly functional by distributing power-drawing services across multiple servers, so that load does not slow down the experience of these services for customers.
Service & Bill Management Application is a service management application offered to groups on campus to manage a variety of tasks including Lync and Centrex accounts for their customers.
Shibboleth provides secure login authentication to many web-based applications for customers on and off the University campus.
Skype for Business or Lync are applications that allow graduate students, faculty and staff to make and forward phone and video calls, send instant messages, participate in video conferences and group chats through their computers. Skype for Business or Lync can also deliver voicemail as an email and integrates with Exchange so that Skype meetings show up on calendars.
The Endpoint Services Group working with Technology Services Security group is providing a pilot of Sophos for MacOS. Sophos Endpoint software blocks malware and infections by identifying and preventing the handful of techniques and behaviors used in almost every exploit.
Log Management archives log data, allows for search, correlation and alerting, and protects against data loss due to system failure or compromise.
This service tracks and documents issues of secure certificates used by campus units. It also provides notifications of upcoming certificate expiration to help ensure uninterrupted operation of campus services.
Status provides information about maintenance and outages for a variety of services across campus, including those supported by Technology Services, AITS, colleges, and departments.
The Social Media Macroscope (SMM) is a science gateway (web platform) with the goal of making social media data, analytics, and visualization tools accessible to researchers and students of all levels of expertise. The SMM provides a single point of access to a suite of intuitive web interfaces for performing social media data collection, analysis, and visualization via for open-source and commercial tools. The SMM is a project of the Social Research and Technology Innovation (SRTI) Lab.
Faculty and Staff Technology Training Team (FAST3) provides opportunities for Urbana campus faculty and staff to build their professional skills through instructor-led, hands-on training workshops.
UNIX Platform Hosting provides a standardized, efficient hosting platform for Technology Services' services.
U of I Box is a secure cloud-based storage service available to all students, faculty, and staff. U of I Box’s built-in features allow for files to be easily stored, edited, and shared from any device that has a web browser.
This service offers the expertise of Technology Services usability staff to conduct custom usability assessment to campus departments and groups. A variety of methods are available depending on the needs of the client.
Virtual hosting provides infrastructure and control to IT professionals to host virtual machines, operating systems or applications that are installed on software that acts like computer hardware. Customers have the same experience on a virtual machine as they do using an actual machine.
Students, faculty and staff can use their Illinois credentials to get wired access to the campus network from enabled Ethernet jacks.
WebStore provides free or low-cost software to students, faculty, and staff for teaching, research, and administrative purposes.
The campus wireless network provides network connectivity for wireless devices such as laptops, tablets and phones.
Windows System Update Service (WSUS) is Microsoft's solution for automatically applying system and application patches to Windows systems. Technology Services hosts a central WSUS service and has partnered with a number of colleges to support secondary WSUS servers as well.