The IUCC Cyber team safeguards Israel’s National Research & Education Network with the cooperation of leading data security companies and open source tools.
The team collaborates and maintains regular contact with cyber intelligence agencies, such as the Israel National Cyber Directorate, and with civilian bodies, to collect and collate alerts and events related to data security and cyber defense at academic institutions.
The team unifies network security activities common to all institutions, and assists in procurement agreements for security equipment for the academic community which leads to significant costs savings for universities. An inter-university steering committee of information security managers is active with IUCC’s team and Computing Centers staff to proactively prevent threats.
Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The IUCC Computer Emergency Response Team is mnade up of IUCC cyber specialists and university staff and handles networking and computer security incidents on Israel’s academic network.
Incidents can be reported via email to firstname.lastname@example.org which will automatically be distributed to 50 cyber specialists.
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