Security Services

Infrastructure and services that provide security, data integrity, and compliance for institutional activities.

Automated Patching – System Center Configuration Manager

The UTHSC System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) server monitors Windows computers on the domain and provides the ITS department and other divisions with hardware and software information.  It is also used to deploy patches and other software updates to campus computers.  The system can also be utilized for imaging computers in an efficient and effective… Read More

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Forensic Analysis

Computer forensics is the practice of collecting, analyzing and reporting on digital data in a way that is legally admissible. It can be used in the detection and prevention of crime and in any dispute where evidence is stored digitally. Forensics Analysis provides the user with detailed findings in the areas of: Intellectual property theft… Read More

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Hardware Sequestration

Hardware can be physically sequestered by security team upon request or due to incident or threat. Sequestration involves the physical removal of said machine.  IT Security will review the contents of the hard drive.  A copy of the hard drive will be produced.  Machine can be wiped upon request.

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NetID Account Creation and Management

What is a NetID? All students, faculty, staff, and authorized guests at the University of Tennessee are provided with a Network Identifier/NetID (username) and password when they join the university. A NetID permits secure access to a variety of applications and services, including: UT Email, Microsoft Office 365, MyUT, wireless access, Banner, Blackboard, and UT… Read More

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Policy Creation

IT and Information Security Standards and Practices are created and updated when necessary. IT Standards and Practices can be internal and external.  IT Standards and Practices sets guidelines and rules for the campus and ITS Staff regarding Information Security and Technology requirements. Standards and Practices are reviewed and approved by the IT Directors, CIOAC, ISAC,… Read More

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Risk Management

An effective risk management process is an important component of a successful IT security program.  The principal goal of UTHSC’s risk management process is to protect the organization and its ability to perform the mission.

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Security Assessment

The IT Security Team assesses and measures current security controls, policies, and best practices in specific UTHSC departments, colleges, areas, clinics, and other UTHSC-owned entities. Assessments are reviewed by IT Security.  After review process is complete, IT Security will make suggestions to said area on what they can do to improve security.

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Security Plans

A Security Plan is required, per UT Systems IT Policy IT0121, for computer systems at the UTHSC. This new policy became effective January 1, 2010; the initial security plans are to be done by beginning of the calendar year.  Specific dates will vary but campus will be notified. Security Plans are to be prepared by… Read More

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