Security & Safety

NetID Claim is used to set up and manage @illinois.edu email addresses and passwords, email forwarding, and password resets for incoming students and new employees.

Campus Email Relays are the secure infrastructure that lets customers send emails from email accounts to and from campus. One of the more visible features of Campus Email Relays is Spam Control, which protects campus from spam, phishing attempts and email-borne malware.

Campus Service Monitoring provides device, service, and metric monitoring, alerting, and reporting.  

Use the Computer Registration tool to register any of your network/wifi capable devices such as your Computer, Xbox, Playstation, iPad etc. In the event that your device is lost/stolen, we have the necessary information at hand to aid in recovering it. 

Cosmos provides a local source for installation software, updates, and security patches for the more prevalent open source operating systems, primarily the most popular Linux distributions.

Log Management archives log data, allows for search, correlation and alerting, and protects against data loss due to system failure or compromise. 

Digital Signage Services provides resources, oversight and planning of activities related to the deployment, management and utilization of digital signage technologies.

Emergency phones provided throughout campus are programmed to dial directly into Public Safety. These locations include kiosk phones, elevator phones, and areas of refuge.

IT professionals can centrally manage and protect physical or virtual mobile devices, laptops, desktops, and servers through configuration, patch, power and inventory management, security evaluation, and planned software rollouts.

In the event of a campus emergency, Illini-Alert sends email and text messages, posts to Facebook and Twitter and triggers the Emergency Web Alert System for University websites.

IP2Fire is a web application that is designed to give IT pros the ability to retrieve firewall group information for a given IP or range of IP's.

Malware protection is a centralized service that protects students, faculty, and staff against viruses and other malicious software. Malwarebytes is provided as part of this larger service.

McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO) protects information by converting it to code that is unreadable by unauthorized people. 

Mobile Device Management allows campus units to purchase applications and install them on personally-owned phones and tablets without violating state policies.

Your NetID is a unique identifier assigned to you across all University of Illinois campuses. With your associated NetID password, it serves as your login to most University computing and networking services.

Security is available to consult with any campus entities regarding security and privacy needs and requirements

The Security Camera service is a partnership with Campus Public Safety to design, install, manage, and support network-based security cameras with the goal of improving public safety.

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.

Shibboleth provides secure login authentication to many web-based applications for customers on and off the University campus.  

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.

Virtual Private Networking (VPN) allows students, faculty and staff to securely connect to the campus network from anywhere in the world using their Illinois credentials, and access services and resources usually restricted to people on campus.

Utilizing endpoint management services or campus WSUS service managed machines can seamlessly obtain updates to software with little to no user intervention keeping machines up-to-date with current standards.

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