Firewall

Enterprise Network Firewalls are managed by Pitt Information Technology and help protect sensitive information, research data, and support critical University operations. Firewalls can block unauthorized remote logins, denial of service attacks, and viruses and worms that are spread over a network.

About This Service

Key Features

  • Network Protection: Firewalls can help to protect the University's network from unauthorized access, malware, and other threats. This can help to prevent security incidents and protect critical assets, such as student and employee data.
  • Access Control: Firewalls can be used to control access to the University's network and resources. This can help to ensure that only authorized users have access to sensitive data and systems.
  • Monitoring and Logging: Firewalls can be configured to monitor and log network traffic, which can be useful for identifying potential security incidents and investigating security breaches. This can help to improve the effectiveness of the University's security program and reduce the impact of security incidents.
  • Customization: Firewalls can be configured to meet the specific needs of a University's network and security program. This can include custom rules to allow or block traffic from specific IP addresses or to restrict access to specific services.

Getting and Using This Service

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How do I request this service?

Submit a ticket by clicking the Request Help button on the upper right hand corner of this page.

Who can use this service?

                    Faculty, Staff

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Details

Service ID: 81
Created
Wed 5/24/23 6:13 PM
Modified
Mon 2/5/24 1:19 PM