The Network Operations and Services team and the Information Security and Policy group are implementing bSecure, a new firewall and information security service for campus. This service will replace the existing Cisco ASA-based Data Center and Campus Departmental Firewall services.
December 4, 2017
November 29, 2017
October 18, 2017
October 17, 2017
Researchers have discovered serious weaknesses in WPA2, a protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks. This includes everything from computers, tablets, phones, home wireless routers and any device that supports WPA2 over Wi-Fi.
While details are still emerging, not all vendors have released patches as of yet. So, in some cases, there will be little users can do until patches are released. An attacker needs to be in range of an access-point to leverage this attack.
September 6, 2017
A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the Apache Struts web application framework for Java web applications. A remote code execution attack is possible when using the Apache Struts REST plugin with XStream handler to deserialise XML requests. 
Attackers can execute arbitrary code remotely by exploiting this vulnerability.
July 17, 2017
The bSecure team invites you to join us for a series of Town Hall events this month. All are welcome and existing Campus firewall customers are strongly encouraged to attend.
The purpose of these Town Hall events is to introduce Campus to the bSecure project and its team. Topics will include:
June 14, 2017
A remote code execution vulnerability exists when Windows Search handles objects in memory. This can be exploited by an attacker sending a specially crafted SMB message to the Windows Search service. 
Due to recent nation-state activity and the elevated risk of potential cyber attacks, Microsoft has released security updates for older unsupported versions of Windows for this issue as well as other high-severity fixes in the June patch release. 
June 1, 2017
bSecure is the new initiative from the Network Operations & Services and Information Security & Policy teams to replace legacy firewalls and VPN, and provide proactive security technologies to Campus.
May 25, 2017
The samba team has released a patch for a Remote Code Execution bug that affects all versions between 3.5.0 and 4.6.3/4.5.9/4.4.13. This vulnerability will allow a malicious attacker to upload a library to a writable share then cause the server to execute that library.  Patches are available from the samba.org. 
May 3, 2017
To the campus community,
April 13, 2017
April 1, 2017
March 9, 2017
A critical vulnerability has been discovered and released in the Apache Struts 2 framework. Patches are available from Apache. 
This vulnerability allows for unauthenticated, remote code execution on the server. Further, there are at least two known public exploits for this vulnerability  and ISP has already started to see scanning and exploit attempts against campus systems.
February 3, 2017
WordPress has fixed several critical flaws in its content management system, addressing cross-site scripting and sql injection bugs, along with a severe privilege escalation / content injection vulnerability. 
January 30, 2017
January 25, 2017
January 24, 2017
As tax season begins, W-2 wage statements have already begun to be made available online this week. Last year, several convincing phishing messages were crafted by tax scammers and sent to Campus to trick victims into divulging personal information for criminal purposes.
These fraudsters use your stolen credentials and tax documents to commit identity theft, and file a fraudulent tax return with the IRS in order to collect a refund using your identity.