InfraSec 05.16.14 Minutes

Attending:

Phil Reiter, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Mark Goedert, Anthony Marino, Frank Cervone, Brian Ng, Dean Dang, Ed Zawacki, Jonathan Kupferer, Marcin Hiolski, Bala Ramaraju, Craig Jackson, Jason Maslanka, Yilmaz Bal, Mike Kirda, Kevin Price, Kevin Shalla, Andre Pavkovic, Andre Krabbe, Therese Molina, Ashok Benet, Chris Barton, Lisa Blake

  • Information
    • FaCT
      • Currently working on identifying scope of service, planning for funding, and creating a successful service
      • Beginning to set up the first four year period
      • Working to improve procurement and the service process
      • Discussion of options for support of FaCT computers, how this will be affected by security policies
      • Discussion on possibility of having more options in choosing type of computer and level of service that will be provided by ACCC
    • Security Topics
      • Risk Assessment- Final reports should be in by mid-June, discussion on status of report drafts and meeting the June 15 Deadline
      • UISO Letters- Security policies call for each unit to have a unit information security officer, discussion on when said policies will take effect
      • University IT Security & Privacy, HIPAA Committee- Goal is to better address and make recommendations on HIPAA, security, and privacy issues at UIC, call for members
    • RAVE, CrashPlan, Adobe as Shared Services
      • Update from WebStore on Computrace
      • Discussion of Adobe’s change of payment model
      • Discussion of CrashPlan, whether to offer it on campus as a shared service
      • Consideration of related concerns
    • InfraSec Strategic Planning Meeting
      • Discussion on possibility of having a meeting to work on creating a shared vision, discuss common needs and goals, and work together to move forward
      • Meeting would be higher level, big picture discussion
  • Priorities/Project Updates
    • Storage
      • Project is completed, components delivered and installed
      • Update on implementation at next meeting
    • Microsoft O365
      • Upgrade is coming up soon
    • Network
      • Upgrade to wireless infrastructure for East and South campuses occurred over spring break
      • West campus will have a new system/firewall in the fall
  • Vote
    • RAVE Campus Communicator
      • Proposal of RAVE as campus communicator
      • Could be used by units to contact students, faculty, staff, and alumni
      • Capable of texting, email, RSSS feeds, etc.
      • Ability to opt out of communication texts but still receive emergency messages
      • Discussion of funding and governance options
      • Approved Motion: Motion to send proposal forward with amendment that units be able to use messaging, and a second amendment that users be able to opt out of non-emergency messages, was approved
    • Email Forwarding
      • Proposal from a previous discussion on email forwarding
      • Meetings with students determined email forwarding could be cut off if communicated well and timeline is set
      • Discussion on specific concerns with discontinuing email forwarding
      • Approved Motion: Motion to approve proposal with amendment that the timeline is ACCC’s discretion operationally, and that, for staff, it will happen with the switch over to O365 (also removing from the proposal “including” for students, faculty, and staff), was approved