Information Security Operations
What We Do...
The Information Security Operations group is responsible for intrusion detection and prevention, including blocking access to known U/Toronto credential phishing sites; blocking and unblocking U/Toronto hosts infected with malware; handling external reports of vulnerable or compromized systems; providing user access to host traffic statistics; ordering SSL server certificates for HTTPS.
Where to Find Information...
Events covers current,
upcoming and recent major events affecting
the University's networks. There is also information on upcoming
scheduled power interruptions as well as links to the ITS, ROSI
and UofT Portal status pages.
The Performance area
provides reports on network
performance and information on bandwidth
management activities. Specifically, you will find performance
graphs for every University departmental and residence network
as well as the University's global internet and national research
network gateways. Additionally, there is information on what
is currently being done to manage access to the University's
The Security section describes
the current network security threats the University is
facing and what actions are being
taken to address these issues. This section also describes
the various network security features currently in place on the
gateway and departmental networks.
The Accounting area
on the amount of traffic generated by hosts within the
University. Note: This area contains details regarding specific
University hosts, therefore, access is restricted to the University
of Toronto community.
The Configuration section
outlines the architecture of
the University of Toronto backbone core network.
In Services you
will find information regarding the managed
service offerings available from ITS, including the Institutional
Under Contact you
will find contact
information and an overview of
structure and scopes of responsibility of the Security Operations Group.
We appreciate your
feedback. If you find any errors or omissions on this
site, please let us know by sending us an e-mail describing
what the problem is or what you'd like to see changed. For other
issues, please refer to the Contacts section
of this web site for a list of Security Operations-related services.
Page last updated:
March 23, 2017