Security Services

Cybersecurity is relevant to everyone, both in their personal lives and at work. What kind of impact would you feel if there were a breach and loss of data? Vanderbilt aims to have a robust cybersecurity program and has implemented several security services to protect you, your data, and Vanderbilt systems. These services are available to the entire Vanderbilt community.

Please see the columns below for security services. See the table at the bottom for a complete alphabetical listing of security services and security-related services.

Service NameCategoryUse Case
Authentication ServicesIdentity and AuthenticationRequest help with Active Directory or LDAP
Compliance AssessmentGovernance, Risk, and ComplianceReview compliance needs and implement security for regulated data
Copyright Infringement (DMCA)Governance, Risk, and ComplianceReport copyright infringement claims
Firewall ServicesNetworkRequest firewall changes
Identity ServicesIdentity and AuthenticationManage new and existing VUNet ID accounts
Incident ResponseEngineering and Incident ResponseReport suspicious activity for investigation
Multi-factor AuthenticationIdentity and AuthenticationSeek Duo instruction and troubleshooting help
Privileged Account Management (PAM)Identity and AuthenticationRequest PAM access and instruction for administrative accounts
Rights Management Services (RMS)Identity and AuthenticationRestrict file and email permissions
Risk AssessmentGovernance, Risk, and ComplianceEvaluate risk associated with 3rd party partnerships
Secure DestructionGovernance, Risk, and ComplianceDestroy data or equipment when no longer needed
Secure File TransferCollaborationShare files/data with internal/external partners
Secure Relay for Servers (SRFS)HostingRequest SMTP relay for servers
Secure Research Cloud (SRC)CloudRequest a secure cloud computing environment in AWS
Security Policy ExceptionGovernance, Risk, and ComplianceRequest an exception to approved security policy
Single Sign-On (SSO)Identity and AuthenticationSeek PingFederate support and troubleshooting help
SSL CertificatesIdentity and AuthenticationObtain digital certificates for websites and servers
TrainingGovernance, Risk, and ComplianceRequest targeted awareness training or get troubleshooting help
Virtual Private Network (VPN)NetworkSeek PulseSecure instruction and troubleshooting help
Vulnerability AssessmentsEngineering and Incident ResponseScan devices for security vulnerabilities and remediate

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