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

The Account Management service is responsible for all authentication and authorization services provided centrally by OIT for all UT campuses statewide. The primary statewide identifier is the NetID. Features Provided for all faculty, staff, students at all campuses; may be requested for authorized guests Issuance of departmental NetIDs which are available upon requests to University… 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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Secure File Transfer/Storage – Vault

The UT Vault (also known as UT Secure Courier) is a secure file transfer application that allows users to easily send large files, including executables, quickly and securely.  Files are uploaded and downloaded via SSL encrypted HTTP and stored in an encrypted data store. Using the UT Vault is as easy as sending an email with… Read More

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Secure File Transfer/Storage – Xythos

UTHSC Xythos is content management software that allows you to place files in a secure central location, for future access via the internet. You can upload, access, and share files from anywhere with any computer that is connected to the internet.  With a Xythos account, you can share your files and folders with anyone at… Read More

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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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