[unisog] Developing "Security Guidelines" email

Cooper F. Nelson cnelson at ucsd.edu
Fri Feb 25 23:46:21 GMT 2005

You might want to look at what Berkeley is doing with their minimum 
network security standards.



Joshua Beeman wrote:

> On occasion we have receive an email from an IT group on campus that 
> says:
> "Help!  We have a machine that we've wiped & built from scratch 3 
> times, and it keeps getting hacked.  What should we do?"
> The problem from our perspective in issuing general guidelines to this 
> type of request is that every school or center tends to be set up 
> slightly different from the next.  That said however, we still hope to 
> be able to provide a list of things to consider that will be helpful, 
> stimulate new thought, etc.
> Towards this end we came up with the list below.  Many of the items 
> are biased towards the MS Windows OS.   If you maintain a similar list 
> and/or have any feedback or comments, they would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks very much,
> joshb
> ********************

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